/EIN Information/ — NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Epiq, a world technology-enabled companies chief to the authorized business and companies, introduced at the moment the promotion of Sylvius von Saucken to Normal Supervisor of its Mass Tort Options observe.
von Saucken, who has been within the mass tort business since 2005, has a longtime historical past of success within the authorized companies business. Most just lately, he oversaw technique and advisory companies for Epiq’s mass tort operations and shopper service groups, consulting with purchasers about greatest practices in mass tort settlements. von Saucken has performed a key function within the strategic and tactical steering of Epiq’s mass tort enterprise and development, serving as a senior danger supervisor in reviewing processes and procedures, and main change administration initiatives.
“I proceed to be amazed by the breadth and depth of the experience and total functionality throughout our complete crew,” stated Christine Landry, president of Epiq’s Class Motion, Remediation, and Mass Tort Options Division. “Sylvius is exceptionally educated and extremely revered by our purchasers, judges, and particular masters alike, making use of his distinctive talent units to assist clear up the most important challenges for our purchasers as he has finished for the business. It offers me nice pleasure that we proceed to construct our management crew by specializing in our purchasers, creating alternatives for bigger management roles, and additional enabling our groups to ship superior service in issues of every kind.”
Epiq’s status as the worldwide chief in mass tort managed companies and sophistication motion administration has been bolstered by the profitable administration of a few of historical past’s largest and most advanced settlements. von Saucken has personally managed greater than 300 certified settlement funds and has designed 1000’s of settlement settlement protocols and associated cost governance processes over the previous decade, together with verification and claims procedures with the U.S. Division of Veterans Affairs (VA) that has change into the business commonplace.
“Our crew is best-in-class and our purchasers have come to depend on us to construct modern approaches to lien decision and different cost complication challenges,” von Saucken stated. “We work intently with our purchasers to design and implement mass tort settlements, following and constructing upon greatest practices to assist handle certified settlement funds effectively and cost-effectively, operationalizing the events’ settlements to make sure all events obtain the advantage of the cut price. I look ahead to constructing upon the crew’s success and persevering with our momentum as we paved the way in the direction of a brand new mass tort settlement paradigm.”
von Saucken has spoken earlier than quite a few state and nationwide bar associations, in addition to judicial conferences on quite a lot of matters influencing the settlement continuum. A few of his notable talking engagements embrace the Nationwide Crime Victims Seminar, the Academy of Particular Wants Planners, the Second Judicial District of the New York State Supreme Courtroom, and the RAND Institute for Justice Coverage Symposium. Earlier this 12 months, he served as a moderator for Epiq’s Particular Masters Summit and Mass Torts Made Excellent webinar the place he launched the business to the VA’s Workplace of Normal Counsel’s Income Legislation Group and its mass tort processes.
Previous to becoming a member of Epiq, von Saucken was a authorities advantages, revenue tax, property, probate, belief, and switch tax legal professional, who represented company and particular person purchasers throughout the nation. He earned his bachelor’s diploma in Diplomacy, International Affairs, and Political Science from Miami College and a J.D. from the Salmon P. Chase Faculty of Legislation, the place he has served as an adjunct professor, co-teaching programs in Federal Wealth Switch Taxation and Property Planning. von Saucken has been an energetic member of the Ohio bar since 1998.
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