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Epiq Systems Appoints Managing Director to Enhance Chapter 11 and Non-Traditional Bankruptcy Solutions

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Nov. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems (NASDAQ:EPIQ), a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, today announced the appointment of Noah Ornstein as managing director, strategic ventures for corporate restructuring solutions. Mr. Ornstein will lead the development and implementation of new products, enhancement of existing products and expansion of non-traditional bankruptcy services.

Corporate restructuring is the flagship business within bankruptcy operations at Epiq and is the point of reference for all client work that pertains to Chapter 11 reorganizations. Mr. Ornstein will report to Pamela Corrie, who joined Epiq in April 2015 as managing director, corporate restructuring. Scott Olofson, senior vice president of corporate relations and business development, rounds out the senior leadership team.

"Noah brings an impressive mix of leadership, analytical and operational experience to his role at Epiq," said Brad D. Scott, president and chief operating officer, Epiq Systems. "Noah's skills make him uniquely qualified to lead an expansion of our product and service offerings and, together with Scott and Pamela, to ensure that Epiq's bankruptcy solutions group further strengthens its leading market position."

Mr. Ornstein joins Epiq from Kirkland & Ellis, LLP where he was a partner in the firm's restructuring practice representing clients in complex, multi-billion dollar transactions. He also designed new merger and settlement structures for several high-profile clients while at the firm. Previously, he was the founder and CEO of a company formed to launch an innovative platform for technology-enabled legal services. His background also includes experience in investment banking having worked at Cowen & Co. He holds a juris doctorate and M.B.A. from Columbia University.

About Epiq Systems

Epiq Systems (NASDAQ:EPIQ) 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 30 locations allow us to provide secure, reliable solutions to the worldwide legal community. Visit us at www.epiqsystems.com.

CONTACT: Investor Contacts Kelly Bailey Epiq Systems 913-621-9500 kbailey@epiqsystems.com Chris Eddy Catalyst Global 212-924-9800 epiq@catalyst-ir.com

Source:Epiq Systems, Inc.