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Epiq Appoints David Garcia to Lead Mass Tort Services

NEW YORK – April 2, 2024 — Epiq, a global technology-enabled leader to the legal industry and corporations, announced today several developments related to its Mass Tort offering. Under the leadership of Nicole Hamann, President of Epiq’s Class Action, Remediation, and Mass Tort business unit, Epiq has consolidated its Mass Tort teams with its rapidly growing Class Action group.

David Garcia will serve as Vice President of Epiq’s Mass Tort Services overseeing all aspects of settlement administration and lien resolution work in Epiq’s Mass Tort unit, which includes the design and implementation of settlements, budgeting, personnel management, and quality assurance. With more than 20 years of experience in the settlement administration space, Garcia will lead Epiq’s Mass Tort business with an eye toward industry-leading customer service and efficiency.

“I am energized by the opportunity to lead Epiq’s Mass Tort team,” Garcia said. “My priority will be the integration of our recent technology enhancements with Epiq’s longstanding reputation for customer service in the legal administration market.”

Sylvius von Saucken, Epiq’s Managing Director, will continue to serve in a strategy and advisory role focusing his time on developing Epiq’s Mass Tort consulting teams. With his nearly 20 years of expertise in healthcare lien resolution programs, von Saucken is a sought-after subject matter expert of clients and colleagues alike.

Epiq continues to invest in advanced technology solutions for the Mass Tort space. Epiq Facilitator™, Epiq’s proprietary case management platform, will introduce additional improvements bringing increased functionality and ease of workflow. Ongoing technology innovations throughout 2024 will also further advance Epiq’s MDL settlement administration and healthcare lien resolution groups.

“As we integrate our Mass Tort teams into our widely respected Class Action and Remediation groups, our sole focus will be on ensuring client satisfaction,” Hamann said. “Epiq has a world-class reputation with our legal clients and the courts for professional, reliable, and efficient administration of complex MDL litigation. David is the right leader to continue our momentum.”

Epiq has been a leading claims administrator since 1993, and it has overseen some of the largest and most complex settlements in the world. Its commitment to the mass tort settlement and lien resolution market in delivering best-in-class people, technology, and services reinforces its strong position as the market leader.

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Epiq, a global technology-enabled services leader to the legal industry and corporations, 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

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