Epiq Systems Announces E-Discovery Super Session Panels at ALM's 2010 LegalTech Conference

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPIQ), a leading provider of technology solutions to the legal profession, will conduct an E-Discovery Super Session at the ALM 2010 LegalTech conference.  Industry thought leaders from global law firms, the judiciary, consulting firms and Epiq Systems will participate in three distinct panel sessions focusing on “Controlling Discovery Expenses in 2010.”

The panels will address issues facing law firms and corporations and propose solutions related to document review, international e-discovery and joint repositories. The panel sessions will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2010 in Concourse G at the Hilton New York. 

The combined sessions will provide up to three CLE credits to qualified attendees. Panel times and participants for the three sessions are:

9:00 AM: Achieving a Cost Efficient, Defensible Document Review
      ·         David Kessler, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
      ·         Laura Kibbe, Senior Vice President, Epiq Systems (Moderator)
      ·         Vince Neicho, Litigation Support Manager, Allen & Overy LLP
      ·         Paul Weiner, National E-Discovery Counsel, Littler Mendelson PC

10:00 AM: Best Practices for Successful Multinational E-Discovery
      ·         Kirby Behre, Partner, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP
      ·         Chris Dale, UK-based e-Disclosure Information Project (Moderator)
      ·         David Kessler, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
      ·         Browning Marean, Senior Counsel, DLA Piper US LLP
      ·         Master Whitaker, Senior Master, Supreme Court of England and Wales
      ·         Greg Wildisen, International Managing Director, Epiq Systems

11:00 AM: Implementing and Using Joint Repositories
      ·         Paul Brabant, Senior Vice President, Epiq Systems (Moderator)
      ·         William Butterfield, Partner, Hausfeld LLP
      ·         Michael Feinberg, Counsel, WilmerHale
      ·         Allison Stanton, Associate, Hogan & Hartson LLP
      ·         Laurie Sternberg, Counsel, Kaye Scholer LLP

“We are delighted to have such an eminent group of professionals join us. They bring a unique depth of knowledge and insight,” commented Greg Wildisen, International Managing Director for Epiq Systems. “We are pleased to provide this forum to explore new ideas and discuss solutions tied to the overarching topic of discovery expense management.”

Epiq Systems is a global Top 5 e-discovery service provider in both processing and review, and has served as a pioneer in integrating advanced analytics into its flagship document review platform, DocuMatrix(TM).  

Epiq recently launched IQ Review(TM), introducing new “intelligent review” prioritization technology that has fundamentally changed the discovery process.

About Epiq Systems

Epiq Systems is a leading global 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 of funds. Our clients include leading law firms, corporate legal departments, bankruptcy trustees, government agencies and other professional advisors who require innovative technology, responsive service and deep subject-matter expertise. 

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For more information

For all analyst and investor inquiries, please contact Lew Schroeber, Vice President, Investor Relations, at ir@epiqsystems.com or 913-621-9500.

For client inquiries, please contact Myriam Schmell, Senior Vice President, mschmell@epiqsystems.com or (212) 225-9251.

For press inquiries, please contact Cindy Morgan-Olson, Public Relations, at colson@epiqsystems.com or 646-408-5896.

Qualified journalists looking to interview Epiq executives prior to LegalTech regarding

e-discovery technology trends and product news may contact Cindy Morgan-Olson by phone or email in advance of the event.

Please visit http://iQReview.epiqsystems.com.




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