Epiq, a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, today announced the appointment of Robert A. “Bob” Hopen as president of its settlement administration business. A 25-year veteran of the legal services industry, Hopen will oversee the company’s class action, mass tort and settlement administration business units.
“Bob is a talented leader and dynamic member of our senior leadership team,” said John Davenport, Jr., chief executive officer of Epiq. “We are well-positioned for many new opportunities in 2017, and Bob’s deep understanding of global issues that affect the legal community will be instrumental in ensuring a continued focus on unparalleled service delivery for Epiq clients worldwide.”
Hopen previously served as senior vice president and general manager, international markets for Epiq. He brings decades of experience to his role, including five years managing client relationships and operations in the Epiq electronic discovery businesses in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
“I am excited to join an excellent team that has proven to be the leader in the class action settlement and breach notification market,” said Hopen. “The market is rapidly evolving and I look forward to working with the leadership team to continue to provide the high level of service our clients expect while charting our course for the future.”
Prior to joining Epiq in 2012, Bob held executive roles with legal services and legal software providers. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.