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Clark Law Group, PLLC is a law firm focused on serving all members of today's work place.

We strive to educate our clients on their rights and responsibilities as employees, union members, plan sponsors, plan fiduciaries, participants or beneficiaries. Our representation of these workplace constituents is aimed at avoiding disputes through compliance counseling, resolving disputes before they escalate to litigation and, when warranted, fiercely advocating on behalf of our clients in both state and federal court. Our attorneys primarily practice employment and employee benefits law.

Our Commitment to You

We strive to provide you with a comprehensive legal review of the issues you bring to our office so that you can identify your primary goals, and together we can determine how best to achieve those goals through our legal services.

The attorneys at Clark Law Group, PLLC are well equipped to be responsive to your needs, as we are always available to our clients. We are dedicated to our clients' needs while solving work place disputes, assisting with employment and employee benefits compliance, and, when necessary, litigating to enforce your rights or protect your interests.

Experience You Can Count On

The Firm was founded by Denise M. Clark who — for more than 20 years — has provided legal services in the District of Columbia to unions, employees, and employers in the areas of ERISA and employee benefits law. Since establishing the firm, Ms. Clark has expanded her practice to include employment and labor law. Our attorneys are admitted to practice in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and other jurisdictions around the country.

Employee Rights and Information Center

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Clark Weekly

Clark Weekly

Topic of the Week

Staying Safe: Spotting Violence at Work

According to security services firm Allied Burton, violence at work has been on the increase since the start of the recession in 2008. How can we all learn to be safer at work? I found a key part of the answer in a Peruvian festival.

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Blog of the Week

Woman Says Employer Forced Her To Take Unpaid Leave While Pregnant

Jamie Cole's plan was to use saved up vacation and sick time to take a eight weeks paid off after the birth of her child. Instead, she says she was forced onto unpaid leave much earlier than she wanted.

Thought for the Week

"We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest."

–George C. Lichtenberg

List of the Week

from Vault

 Love At Work: Relationships at Work

  • 31% of survey respondents admitted having an office "husband" or "wife".
  • 18% of employees who had an office romance dated a supervisor.
  • 25% of survey respondents who engaged in an office romance dated a subordinate.

Top Five News Headlines

  1. House panel kills minimum wage proposal
  2. Marching Band Delivers Petition To Citi Asking Banks To "Revoke License To Steal"
  3. On-Demand Workers: 'We Are Not Robots' Is Technology Liberating or Squeezing the New Class of Freelance Labor?
  4. Teachers Take Union Dues to Supreme Court
  5. Supreme Court sends back 'misapplied' retiree health-benefit case

Contact Us

Clark Law Group, PLLC
1250 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 293-0015
Fax: (202) 293-0115
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