Epiq Systems Appoints Ellen Jones Polhamus as Senior Vice President, eDiscovery Client Services

KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPIQ), a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, today announced the appointment of Ellen Jones Polhamus as senior vice president, eDiscovery client services. In this newly created role, Ms. Polhamus will lead the global eDiscovery client services team, consisting of approximately 80 project managers and directors, by providing strategic client direction, directing day-to-day operations and ensuring the client experience is consistent across all of Epiq's global office locations.

"While we continue to expand our eDiscovery business, our priority remains a relentless focus on delivering exceptional service for each and every Epiq client," said Brad D. Scott, president and chief operating officer, Epiq Systems. "The addition of Ellen strengthens our global eDiscovery leadership and client services team. Her industry expertise will help drive even stronger relationships with our clients."

Ms. Polhamus brings a substantial base of 30 years of senior client services leadership experience and accomplishments within legal technology and litigation services, most recently as vice president of client services at Xerox Litigation Services and, prior to that, as director of practice technology for Morgan Lewis. She also has held senior litigation services and administration leadership roles at Howrey LLP and DuPont.

About Epiq Systems

Epiq Systems is a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, including electronic discovery, bankruptcy, and class action and mass tort administration. We also offer full-service capabilities to support litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Our innovative technology and services, deep subject-matter expertise and global presence spanning 45 countries served from more than 20 locations allow us to provide secure, reliable solutions to the worldwide legal community. Visit us at www.epiqsystems.com.

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Source:Epiq Systems, Inc.