US: Epiq appoints Cole Morgan as senior director of legal business advisory

Epiq has appointed Cole Morgan as senior director for Epiq’s legal business advisory (LBA) group. Morgan will help to guide corporate legal departments through strategic transformation and digitalization initiatives. Prior to joining Epiq, Morgan was vice president of operations at Onit, and before that, he served as director of client solutions at Thomson Reuters. Other roles include an in-house legal business operations role at LyondellBasell — a multinational, Fortune 500 chemical company.

“General counsel and legal operations leaders require high value-add advisory and transformation services in order to deliver legal services more effectively and efficiently, and with more insights from data,” said Eyal Iffergan, managing director of the LBA team. “Cole’s addition to our team will further enable us to help complex, global corporations build and run world-class legal operations.”

Morgan, who is based in Texas,  is responsible for overseeing Epiq’s legal operations consulting offerings.

“Our mission to empower innovation in legal service management continues to differentiate Epiq as a world-class global leader,” said Ziad Mantoura, Epiq’s senior vice president and general manager, legal & consulting solutions. “That mission is powered by our people, and we are thrilled to add someone of Cole’s caliber to our team. I’m sure our clients will be too.”