In Defense of the Workaholic

Nobody on their deathbed has ever said “I wish I had spent more time at the office”. Or so the famous saying goes. What this quote (and those who repeat it) totally ignore, is the fact that no one stays in the office for the sake of staying in the office.Individuals who stay at work…


Career Planning is Failing Its Students — Here is an Alternative

As a small business owner in New York, I reached out to the Career Planning offices of the local colleges and universities in an effort to find interested candidates earlier this year when we had an entry-level opening.  Never again. Every single call to the career planning office was uniformly answered by a clerical employee…


The Rules of Mentoring by Elena Paraskevas-Thadani

Whether you are in charge of an official mentoring program in your company, have been asked to serve as a mentor, or are interested in being mentored, it is important to know the rules of engagement. Here they are: According to Dictionary.com a mentor is a “wise and trusted counselor or teacher” or “an influential…


EPT Legal Attorney Elena Paraskevas-Thadani Named in 2016 Super Lawyers

EPT Legal Attorney Elena Paraskevas-Thadani Named in 2016 Super Lawyers: Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The lawyers selected…


Elena Paraskevas-Thadani joins the EDNY Mediation Panel

Elena Paraskevas-Thadani has been inducted into the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York’s Mediation Panel. She is pictured here, with Judge Robert M. Levy along with her colleague, Arbitrator Jim Brown, after the swearing-in ceremony.


EPT Legal Announces New Website Launch

EPT Legal is proud to debut our new website. We worked  to provide a clean, mobile-friendly user experience for our clients and visitors alike and are very pleased with the results. We’re excited about the new look and features and hope that you are too. We invite you to take some time to look around and…