Empowering People Through Training, Investigations,

Coaching and Mediation

elenaElena Paraskevas-Thadani, Esq., AWI-CH

What Sets EPT Apart? 

Responsiveness. The entire EPT team prides itself on our prompt attention and turn around time. 

Credentials. We are all highly trained investigators and workplace attorneys, licensed in the jurisdictions in which we perform our work— New York, New Jersey, California, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Washington DC. 

Quality. All our attorneys are Big Law trained professionals who deliver quality work without the Big Law bill. 

We listen. We collaborate with you to find a bespoke, practical, and minimally disruptive solution to your workplace investigation, training, mediation, and coaching needs.

EPT Legal, LLC is a woman-owned and immigrant-owned investigation law firm founded in 2015 by Elena Paraskevas-Thadani, Esq., AWI-CH. EPT Legal centers its practice on resolving workplace conflict from start to finish. We focus on empowering people through training, investigations, coaching, compliance and conflict resolution (including mediation and ombuds services).

We are unique from other firms as in that we uncover and identify issues and resolve them as neutrals, through workplace investigations and culture assessments, training, coaching and mediation.

Our team of impartial attorney investigators bring several decades of litigation experience to their work, making us expertly qualified to provide investigative services and allowing our clients to uncover the causes of conflict while creating/maintaining safe and harassment-free spaces for their staff. Our team has:

·        Longstanding experience in independent assignments, including those involving the public sector

·        A deep understanding of equal employment opportunity law, policy, and investigations

·        A commitment to excellence!

We assist clients internationally and across the United States with their training, coaching, ombuds, mediation, arbitration and hearing officer needs. We also assist clients in New York, New Jersey, California, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Washington DC by conducting sensitive investigations.

 

Latest News  

EPT Welcomes Susan O’Sullivan

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At EPT, we Empower People Through Coaching and Training. To further this mission, we would like to welcome Executive Coach and Facilitator Susan O’Sullivan as the newest member of our team! For the full announcement,...

Congratulations Allison!

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Congratulations to our colleague, attorney-investigator and co-head of investigations Allison Ianni Esq., AWI-CH who earned her credentials as an Association of Workplace Investigators Certificate Holder!

Testimonials  

  • “Loved the training! It was great insight and useful information. It also helped a lot with career planning.” – Feedback from Internal Employee Relations Professional on EPT’s Virtual How to Conduct a Workplace Investigation Course
  • “This training was awesome!! I was engaged the entire time and learned a lot! Great start to exploring an investigative role with the company!” – Feedback from Internal Employee Relations Professional on EPT’s Virtual How to Conduct a Workplace Investigation Course
  • “Amazing!! All presenters were so helpful, clear and explained the entire training so well.” -Feedback from Internal Employee Relations Professional on EPT’s Virtual How to Conduct a Workplace Investigation Course
  • “I found the mock interviews and the dialogue/feedback from the interviewer, interviewee, the team, and faculty to be the most helpful. The real time feedback was very insightful!” – Feedback from Internal Employee Relations Professional on EPT’s Virtual How to Conduct a Workplace Investigation Course  
  • Very helpful and very inclusive. Jessica is very personable and her use of personal examples really made me feel comfortable getting in touch with my own emotions. – Staff Member, Positive Workplace Training at Professional Services Company
  • Beneficial to all employees, and I would recommend Jessica, she was lovely and made many personal references which helped the conversations. -Staff Member, Positive Workplace Training at Professional Services Company
  • There are a lot of people in a lot of work places who need this type training and also need to take it seriously. I hope the trainer (Jessica) is able to provide this session far and wide and wish her the best of luck! -Staff Member, Positive Workplace Training at Professional Services Company
  • Jessica was a very effective presenter as she encouraged participation, provided relevant case examples as well as drew from personal experiences and knew the material very well and presented it in a way that was easy to understand. -Staff Member, Positive Workplace Training at Professional Services Company
  • “That it was a good reminder of how to comport oneself in the workplace, that it was engaging and kind of fun even. A good way to learn and also bond with our colleagues.” -Staff Member, Positive Workplace Training at Financial Company
  • “Reminder that we all create the culture of the workplace and need to actively enforce the best in us.” -Staff Member, Positive Workplace Training at Financial Company
  • “This course was a great introductory session on how to create a positive workplace, what to look out for in terms of harassment, and what our roles and responsibilities are to help maintain a healthy work environment.” – Staff Member, Positive Workplace Training at Financial Company
  • “This training framed the topic in a way I hadn’t really thought of before. I also liked that it was more on the interactive side.” -Staff Member, Diversity & Harassment Training at Investment Bank
  • “I really appreciated how interactive the course was and the speaker did a fantastic job of covering the content while also monitoring the chat and fostering discussion. I also enjoyed that although we were covering heavy topics, there was a lightness and humor throughout which improved my experience and made me feel more comfortable” -Staff Member, Diversity & Harassment Training, Investment Bank
  • “This was a very valuable course, and honestly one of the best diversity and harassment trainings I have attended. It was informative, engaging, and impactful!” -Manager, Diversity & Harassment Training at Investment Bank
  • “Elena presented herself as an advocate for leaders and turned it into an opportunity for leadership education in a way, and that made it useful for understanding how the content applies to us and what we can do to improve culture.” -Manager, Diversity & Harassment Training at Investment Bank
  • “It was refreshing to have an interactive training. It kept me engaged and learned about scenarios that would happen in my role and how to identify and deal with them.” -Manager, Diversity & Harassment Training at Investment Bank
  • “A highly interactive course to learn about harassment that not only gives you the information you need but allows you the opportunity to ask the questions you have on the topic.” -Staff Member, Harassment Training at Tech Company
  • “I’ve never taken another comparable course. The course content and facilitators were excellent.” -Staff Member, Cultural Awareness Training at International Bank
  • “There were many good situations used as examples. I liked that participation by all those who attended was welcomed and encouraged.” – Staff Member, Positive Workplace Training at Knitting Company
  • “Elena was excellent. This session was informative and fun for a workplace training meeting.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance at Employment Law Firm
  • “Overall good explanation and examples of how culture and our own actions affect the workplace.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance at Knitting Company
  • “Elena was very informative and provided details for every situation and topic she discussed.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance at Construction Company
  • “This training session made me aware of how easy it is to offend a co worker and how I should be mindful of what I say in the workplace.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at Construction Company
  • “The presentation was great and was able to get people to participate.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Hotel Management Company
  • “Elena was efficient and had a lot of information about the topics.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance at International Hotel Management Company
  • “This training course was very good because it will help us interacting with other employees and the guests.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Hotel
  • “This course was more interesting, useful, and engaging than I anticipated! Thank you!!” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Hotel
  • “Elena was awesome. She provided good information and was thoughtfully prepared.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at a Non Profit Organization
  • “I enjoyed the training session. My co-workers have attended previous sessions. They had good things to say and they were right.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Bank

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  • “Elena facilitated the training session in a way that kept it moving quickly, which encouraged the participants to be more engaged.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Bank

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  • “The training course brought out ongoing issues that I thought I knew very well and taught me many new things.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Bank

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  • “Elena is a great speaker and presenter. She did a good job keeping me engaged in the conversation.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Bank

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  • “The training session was well-structured, very engaging, and not cliché.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Bank

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  • The training session was very entertaining and motivating. It had good pacing and kept my interest.

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  • “The training session had good content that was well organized with good points of communication while staying at a good length.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Bank

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  • “Elena is an excellent public speaker.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Bank

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  • “I think the interactive nature of the presentation was better than just being presented with rules.” -Attorney, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at Employment Law Firm

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  • “Elena provided a great training course that was valuable for our nature of work.” -Participant, Positive Workplace Training at Construction Company

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  • “Elena was very attentive to questions. It made the training interesting and very interactive.” -Attendee, Cultural Awareness Training at Hotel Management Company

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  • “The course allowed knowledge exchange, was very interactive, and gave great examples that required group participation.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Bank

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  • “This was an excellent course. Well presented and useful. The pace was good, [there was] time to understand the message but kept moving along.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Bank

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  • “The training provided wonderful questions that got us to think.” -Attendee, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at Nonprofit Organization

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  • “The course material was very well delivered once Elena made it feel comfortable.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Bank

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  • “Elena is a great speaker and presenter, she did a good job keeping me engaged in the conversation.” -Staff Member, Professional Conduct Compliance Training at International Bank

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