Epiq Names New eDiscovery and Document Review Director in Canada

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Epiq (NASDAQ:EPIQ), a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, today announced that Bishu Solomon Girma joined Epiq’s Toronto office as director of eDiscovery solutions for Epiq’s Canadian operations.

In her role as director of eDiscovery solutions, Ms. Solomon Girma oversees both electronically stored information (ESI) processing and eDiscovery document review services for Epiq’s Canada operations. Based in Epiq’s Toronto, Ontario office, which includes a document review center, Ms. Solomon Girma works closely with Epiq’s law firm and corporate clients to create and manage high-quality, cost-efficient and defensible solutions during the discovery phase of litigation and regulatory investigations.

“We are delighted to welcome Bishu to the Epiq team,” said Andrew Shimek, global managing director, eDiscovery, Epiq. “Her unique perspective on the evolving nature of the eDiscovery market in Canada, including the use of technology assisted review and innovative solutions to complex client needs will be critical as we expand within our existing markets.”

About Bishu Solomon Girma
Bishu Solomon Girma joins Epiq from Deloitte Canada. She has led more than 200 contract reviewers and managed the eDiscovery and document review process for dozens of complex litigation reviews and regulatory investigations. Prior to entering the eDiscovery business, Ms. Solomon Girma acted as in-house counsel for a large Canadian corporation and received her legal training at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. She holds a J.D. from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, as well as an MBA from the Rotman School of Management.

About Epiq
Epiq (NASDAQ:EPIQ) is a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, including electronic discovery, bankruptcy, class action and mass tort administration, federal regulatory actions and data breach responses. Our innovative solutions are designed to streamline the administration of litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Epiq’s subject-matter experts bring clarity to complexity, create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to our clients around the world. For more information, visit us at epiqsystems.com.

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