A thought on feedback by Elena Paraskevas-Thadani (She/Her)

“Can you please look this over? And please be MEAN.” My teenager put her laptop in front of me to review an essay. “I am always honest,” I said. “No, be MEAN. Nitpick. Whenever we did peer review in school, I always gave my draft to the harshest, most brutally honest kid in the class….


Routinely deviate from routine advises Elena Paraskevas-Thadani (She/Her)

“I feel like someone took their thumb and smudged the calendar,” my 13 year old reported. “All the days blur together.” My kids are fully e-learning, and for the most part, still social distancing. This can cause the days to blend into one long, stretched void without demarcation. It’s not just kids feeling this way….


We are proud to announce Elena Paraskevas-Thadani (She/Her) has once again been recognized by Super Lawyers and has been named a Top Female Attorney in the NY Metro Area for her work as an investigator, trainer, and mediator and arbitrator

I am honored to be recognized by New York Super Lawyers for 2020 for my work as an employment attorney, private investigator, workplace facilitator and mediator and arbitrator, and to be listed as one of the Top Women Attorneys In The New York Metro Area. #superlawyers #eptlegal


Elena Paraskevas-Thadani (She/Her) participates in Hellenic Lawyers Association panel on Employment Law Issues in the World today.

Honored to have participated and moderated the HELLENIC LAWYERS ASSOCIATION INC panel this evening, in which I offered the perspective of a third-party neutral as an investigator, arbitrator, mediator and facilitator: Cocktails and Conversation on Employment Law– Employment issues in the World Today with my esteemed colleagues Michael P. Pappas (who provided the employees’/plaintiffs’ perspective) and Michael Tiliakos (who provided the…


Give yourself time to daydream advises Elena Paraskevas-Thadani (She/Her)

My 12-year old son plays the “atom game.” That is when he allows himself to think and daydream, and one thought leads naturally to another, like atoms coming together to build more complex molecules and everything around us. When he described it to me, I said, “Oh, I see—it’s like losing your train of thought.”…