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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.

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Clark Law Group, PLLC
1100 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 920
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 293-0015
Fax: (202) 293-0115
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Clark Weekly

Clark Weekly

Topic of the Week

Gender Identity Discrimination

Discrimination based on gender identity is not specifically prohibited under federal law at this time, but there are legislative efforts to pass federal laws to make it explicitly illegal. There is also some case law interpreting sex discrimination laws t

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Blog of the Week

Americans are underestimating discrimination against LGBTQ people

An overwhelming majority of Americans think there has been progress in the LGBTQ rights movement, according to recent polls. But they are also underestimating the amount of discrimination LGBTQ people face.

Thought for the Week

"As President of a Federal Reserve Bank, I am focused on two vital economic goals: maximum employment and stable prices for the U.S. economy. These statistics paint a clear picture of why conferences like this one are so important: the United States is not where we need to be on increasing employment levels of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people."

–John Williams; Federal Reserve Bank of New York President

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top Discrimination searches this week:

  • Pay Discrimination
  • Sex and Gender Discrimination
  • Family Responsibility Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Proving Discrimination

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Democrats plan amendment to prevent layoffs at OPM
  2. This nonprofit isn’t promptly paying its workers. Should she blow the whistle when she leaves?
  3. Government workers don’t have a federal right to unionize. Democrats want to change that.
  4. VA health care workers say managers are trying to silence them on veteran care
  5. Addressing Perceived Gender-Based Pay Disparity In The Workplace