The company caters its services across different areas such as eDiscovery, bankruptcy, and class action administration. Epiq Systems works hand in hand with businesses to help them achieve their objectives by tailoring solutions, case by case and client by client. The company provides value, expertise, and service excellence, from case management consultation to review and trial preparation, whether the project is small, large, routine, or complex. “We offer the most befitting eDiscovery and document review for cases anywhere in the world,” affirms Olofson. Epiq Systems’ services and technology span the entire spectrum of the eDiscovery lifecycle. The company’s clientele covers a large arc from law firms to corporations, advisory firms, government agencies, and trustees and fiduciaries.
Quicker Review of Documents
Epiq Systems provides a hosted discovery management platform—DocuMatrix—to equip organizations with essential tools to help them achieve a reliable, quicker review of documents. “DocuMatrix’s flexible and scalable nature enables organizations to store and manage unlimited volumes of data and help them handle the most complex cases seamlessly,” explains Olofson.
DocuMatrix’s advanced analytics features such as topic clustering, email threading, near-duplicate analysis, domain analysis, and document categorization enable organizations to identify vital documents and eliminate irrelevant documents rapidly, while providing a more focused and smaller data set in the process. It also reduces the risk of human error through its automated workflow and review accelerators. With its complete foreign language support feature, DocuMatrix has the capacity to review documents in more than 195 languages.
We provide fully integrated technology products and services for eDiscovery and documents review
Actionable Insights through eDiscovery Analytics
In its endeavor to enable organizations make better case strategy decisions, Epiq Systems provides Epiq Analytics—a web-based, user-friendly early case assessment and analytics software. It delivers actionable insights into organizations’ case data through its advanced conceptual search, interactive report generation, data visualization and powerful analytics tools. It also provides control over data minimization for hosting and review, which in turn helps organizations reduce expenses and time to production. Epiq Analytics is built on DocuMatrix to integrate seamlessly into the organizations’ eDiscovery workflow, with additional support for third-party tools.
Epiq Analytics aids organizations make fully informed decisions through early case assessment prior to manual review by identifying critical documents that include discussion threads, custodial documents, and message attachments. The complete case knowledge provided by Epiq Analytics enables organizations to gain an early strategic advantage. It also helps organizations determine negotiation strategies. Epiq Analytics’ visual case analytics allow organizations to identify critical data immediately. Its conversation analysis, search filters, grouping, and clustering features easily identify trends, communication patterns, key concepts and core themes.
Epiq Analytics audits manual review to ensure accurate and consistent results, while rapidly identifying the relevant data set to be promoted to review or tagged as potentially privileged without re-processing. It helps organizations define more focused search terms, natively view documents, and identify over-inclusive terms for elimination or negotiation with opposing counsel immediately through interactive and real-time reports.
Collect, Cull, and Review Bilingual Data Sets
Every organization requires a team of highly credential experts, leading proprietary technology, and best-in-breed third party platforms to successfully complete eDiscovery processes. Epiq Systems proves to be one of such partner that can effectively untangle the challenges faced by organizations. “When the challenges are unprecedented and timelines are compressed, finding a reliable business partner with the right expertise, product, and service can make all the difference,” says Olofson.
To shed light on one of Epiq Systems’ customer success stories, a Canadian company with global operations and in the process of being acquired by a different company, faced a Supplementary Information Request (SIR).
"DocuMatrix’s flexible and scalable nature enables organizations store and manage unlimited volumes of data and help them handle the most complex cases seamlessly"
Epiq Systems successfully completed the entire process within 12 days, meeting the deadline set by the acquiring company. Additionally, Epiq Systems made the final production to the law enforcement agency, Competition Bureau, a full day ahead of schedule, assisting the client to complete the acquisition process quickly and successfully.
eDiscovery Partner of Choice
Olofson, who has extensive experience in the eDiscovery landscape, says, “Every legal project is different and the legal teams managing litigation, bankruptcy, financial transactions, class actions, and regulatory or internal inquiries face mountains of data.” All those entities choose Epiq Systems as their partner to trounce the challenges across borders and time zones, and contend with increasing complexities in their practice. Epiq Systems capability to develop a range of proprietary solutions, and its expertise with best-of-breed third-party software, help organizations select the solution that is right for the matter at hand, every time. “The breadth of our technology choices and the depth of our management expertise result in streamlined legal operations for our clients,” adds Olofson.
Epiq Systems’ corporate culture contributes to the success that the company enjoys over a long term. “Respect for one another and our commitment to client satisfaction, and high internal standards all characterize this culture,” says Olofson. Built on three core principles—client satisfaction, professional standards, and financial performance—Epiq Systems continues to take positive strides toward the future by strengthening its values and culture.