202101.21
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Welcome our new team member Orlando Economos

We are excited to welcome our new teammate, Orlando Economos, to EPT Legal as a law clerk and research assistant! Orlando is a second year law student at Georgetown, where he focuses on civil rights and constitutional law and worked as an intern for the Commissioner at the US Commission on Civil Rights. He speaks…

202101.20
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Back to the Basics

I love coffee. I drink it all day, every day. I love it so much, I drink it black. I don’t want my coffee diluted by other flavors. I had a headache today and needed an Advil. I tried to swallow it with my coffee. That didn’t go over well. Your tried, tested, and favorite…

202101.20
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It was all about the story

I recall when my now-teenagers were babies, and I was trying to get them to eat. “Did I tell you about the time…” I would start. Sometimes, for lack of imagination, I would talk about the true sagas presented by my employment cases. Engrossed in the narration, their little mouths would absentmindedly open to oblige…

202101.11
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We still learn a lot from each other

The other day, I was invited to my kitchen by a delicious aroma. I was greeted by 8 individual serving-sized chocolate soufflés. “Wow, those looks amazing!” I told my 13-year-old, who has taken up baking during the pandemic. “Thanks,” he responded. “What I REALLY wanted though was hot chocolate. But I don’t know how to…

202101.08
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A simple task, tackled with such enthusiasm

Have you ever noticed if you ask a child to get something from another room, they run there and back? A simple task, tackled with such enthusiasm. The joy of being asked to contribute, the chance to be useful, to be part of a larger mission. We are built to derive joy from helping others….

202101.08
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We are proud to have Steven Gomez join our team!

We are excited to welcome our new teammate, Steven Gomez, to EPT Legal! Steven is a junior at Fordham University and is majoring in Political Science and American Studies, with a minor in Sociology. He speaks Spanish and Mandarin, and is interested in law school. We are thrilled to have him join us! Steven Gomez

202012.10
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December 9, 2020 Elena Paraskevas-Thadani spoke at the Association of Workplace Investigators NY Metro Area Local Circle on File Retention

On December 9, 2020 our President Elena Paraskevas-Thadani spoke at the Association of Workplace Investigators NY Metro Area Local Circle to discuss helpful practices on issues that arise post investigation and tips on navigating through the engagement process as well as file retention. During the “Hand Over These Documents” Webinar, the group learned what obligations they have…

202012.08
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Being open and honest about the need for flexible schedules will help employers and employees, says Elena Paraskevas-Thadani (She/Her)

Remember when a “stay at home parent” meant a parent who did not work? In 2020, under the “new normal,” many working parents have the responsibilities of stay at home parents. While many gladly said goodbye to their daily commute, that time has been filled with additional chores, responsibilities, and stresses, such as supervising e-learning,…