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Elena Paraskevas-Thadani, Esq.

President and Founder

Elena is an experienced employment attorney, certified mediator and executive coach, having advised, trained and coached hundreds of executives...

Ursula Duncan

Paralegal and Operations

Ursula works for the firm as a paralegal and operations team member. She runs EPT Legal’s front office, communicates with clients...

Allison Ianni, Esq.

Co-Head of Investigations

Allison Ianni is an experienced attorney and workplace investigator with more than a decade of employment law experience...

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Najmah James J.D.

Investigator, Culture Auditor, Mediator & Coach (Pre-Bar Associate)

Najmah focused on mediation at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where she has since graduated... 

Naveen Kabir, Esq.

Senior Investigator and Facilitator

Naveen is a seasoned attorney, workplace investigator and facilitator with over a decade of experience resolving workplace disputes...

Kristina Lambros

Paralegal and Special Projects

Kristina holds a B.S. in Packaging from Michigan State University and has decades of experience in food packaging and material science...

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Debra Osofsky, Esq.

Senior Investigator

Debra is a graduate of Harvard Law School and of the Cornell School of Industrial Labor Relations...

James Tampellini, Esq.


Jim is a seasoned attorney and former veteran detective of the New York City Police Department...

Jessica Rinaldi, Esq.

Senior Investigator and Facilitator

Jessica previously served as Deputy Chief of the Hate Crimes Bureau of the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. In that role...

Keith Westpy


Keith serves the firm as Controller. He has almost 40 years of accounting and finance experience spanning multiple industries. Since 1995...

Richard Martin

Mental Health Trainer

Richard joined EPT Legal’s international affiliate, Byrne-Dean, in 2013. Richard also taught... 

Mark O'Grady

Mental Health Trainer

Mark is a mental health training Facilitator, delivering a suite of mental health programs since joining EPT Legal’s international affiliate, Byrne-Dean, in 2019.