Epiq Systems, Inc. Expands Resources to Meet Increased Demand for Bankruptcy Business

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPIQ), a leading provider of technology solutions for the legal profession, today provided an update on expanded business resources in response to increased bankruptcy filings.

 -- The company continues to experience significant growth in new
    corporate restructuring engagements, including Lehman Brothers
    Holdings Inc., the largest bankruptcy in history.

 -- Responding to increasing business volume, the company has opened
    an additional corporate restructuring office facility in
    Connecticut and has added over a dozen seasoned bankruptcy
    professionals to its roster of subject matter experts.

 -- With full-service bankruptcy case management capabilities in New
    York, Portland, and the newly opened Connecticut office, Epiq
    Systems offers unparalleled capacity to serve the burgeoning
    restructuring market and to respond to large, fast-paced
    engagements. In addition to the company's New York office,
    comprised of the industry's most experienced bankruptcy experts,
    the company's expansive Portland facility provides clients with
    advantageous Pacific Time zone capabilities and deep experience
    supporting high-volume noticing and case management requirements
    for large corporate bankruptcy engagements.

 -- In its Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee services business, the company
    has experienced a significant recent increase in aggregate deposit
    balances from new business that have an offsetting effect on
    pricing related to lower short-term interest rates in today's

 -- According to the Administrative Office for U.S. Courts, bankruptcy
    filings are near the one million mark for a 12-month period,
    totaling 967,831 for the year ending June 30, 2008, up 29 percent
    compared to filings for the year ending June 30, 2007.

About Epiq Systems

Epiq Systems is a leading provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession. Our solutions streamline the administration of bankruptcy, litigation, financial transactions and regulatory compliance matters. We offer innovative technology solutions for electronic discovery, document review, legal notification, claims administration and controlled disbursement. Our clients include leading law firms, corporate legal departments, bankruptcy trustees and other professional advisors who require innovative technology, responsive service and deep subject-matter expertise. For more information, visit us online at www.epiqsystems.com.

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