Class Action & Mass Tort
ATLANTA – May 16, 2019 — Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, announced today that it has been recognized as the top antitrust class action claims administrator by Huntington Bank and the University of San Francisco School of Law in its 2018 Antitrust Annual Report.
The report ranks the top U.S. antitrust class action claims administrators by aggregate settlement amount. Between 2013 and 2018, Epiq administered 279 settlements, with an aggregate settlement amount of over $10 billion – $6 billion more than any other settlement administrator. This includes two of the top five antitrust settlements in 2018 collectively valued at over $2.5 billion.
Epiq is the premier claims administrator for large, complex antitrust settlements with a proven record of accomplishment that includes the administration of In re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation, In re Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litigation, and In re Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation – End Payors and Direct Purchasers.
“Epiq continues to invest in additional capabilities to transform class action administration with unparalleled resources and subject matter expertise,” said Bob Hopen, president, Epiq class action and corporate restructuring. “The 2018 Antitrust Annual Report recognizes our expertise and confirms Epiq is the unequivocal leader and partner of choice for class action administration.”
Epiq was also recognized as the top securities class action claims administrator by ISS Securities Class Action Services in its 2018 ranking of the top 100 U.S. securities class action settlements. Epiq was recognized for administering 52 of the top 100 securities settlements since the passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. This includes four of the top five settlements in history collectively valued at over $12.4 billion.
Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, takes on large-scale, increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity, and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of business operations, class action and mass tort, court reporting, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world. Learn more at www.epiqglobal.com.
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