Epiq Acquires Legal Industry Management Consulting Leader

NEW YORK and TORONTO, March 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Epiq, a global leader in legal and business technology services, today announced the acquisition of Fireman & Company, a management consulting firm forefront in the legal sector.

The acquisition enables Epiq to provide broader expertise in knowledge management and data management and provides Epiq with an expanded suite of strategic legal advisory services and innovative technology solutions for its clients. Since Epiq launched its legal transformation services group two years ago, it has experienced significant organic growth in corporate legal advisory services, flexible legal talent, legal spend analytics, contracts and analysis services. This acquisition builds on that growth and the very successful acquisition of Hyperion Global Partners by Epiq in 2020. In 2021, Epiq was named Top Legal Operations Provider by ALM in its inaugural LegalWeek Leaders in Tech Law Awards .

“The constant evolution of the legal industry has accelerated the need for law firms and corporations to extract more value from their information assets, and stronger knowledge management and data management are key drivers for gain a competitive advantage,” said Ziad Mantoura, Epiq’s SVP, Legal and Advisory Solutions. “We will always pursue opportunities to help our clients transform the delivery of legal services while achieving their strategic business goals. Fireman & Company is the global leader in knowledge and data management and digital transformation for the legal industry, and we are thrilled to have them join the Epiq family.

Founded in 2012, Fireman & Company partners with the world’s most innovative companies and law firms – including more than half of the Am Law 100 – to deliver substantial and lasting performance improvements through the efficient use of resources and knowledge management disciplines. Fireman & Company is the industry leader in enterprise search, intranets, experience management, and legal data models that power these solutions. An innovator in document management systems and their adoption, Fireman & Company was recently named iManage’s Large Law North America Partner of the Year for his success in helping customers design, implement and manage adoption of the iManage platform.

“Fireman & Company’s strengths are our people, our culture and our values: empathy, collaboration, innovation and quality. For a decade our clients have trusted us as partners, and together we have transformed the practice and business of law,” said Joshua Fireman, President and Founder of Fireman. “With Epiq, we can scale and expand our innovative work with law firms and corporations around the world.”

About Epiq
Epiq, a global leader in legal and business technology services, tackles large-scale and increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity, and clarity. and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline administration of business operations, class action and mass torts, court reporting, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Epiq’s experts and technologies create efficiencies through their expertise and instill confidence in top-performing customers around the world. Click here to find out more.

About Fireman & Company:
The Fireman & Company team has decades of experience as industry leaders, working as lawyers, CIOs, CKOs, and experts in KM, LPM, process improvement, and pricing. They are advisors to the world’s most innovative law firms and corporations, and their mission is to help clients make substantial, distinctive and lasting improvements in their performance. Click here to find out more.

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