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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

Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace occurs when an employee is subjected to negative employment action, harassment, or denial of certain benefits because of their sexual orientation, or the sexual orientation of someone they are close to. S

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Blog of the Week

Economy Gains 75,000 Jobs in May; Unemployment Steady at 3.6%

The U.S. economy gained 75,000 jobs in May, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.6%, according to figures released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Wage growth of 3.1% was lower than last month's 3.4% and, a downward revision of 75,000 for the job numbers for March and April signals that the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee needs to inch down interest rates.

Thought for the Week

"Increase in support for transgender rights tracks fairly closely with the large increase in support for gay, lesbian and bisexual Americans, having a close relationship with someone transgender is strongly correlated with holding more supportive views of transgender rights."

–Robert P. Jones, the CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top searches in discrimination this week:

  • Sexual and Gender Discrimination
  • Pay Discrimination
  • Proving Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination

 

 

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Why Workplace Mental Health Policies Must Take LGBTQ+ Experiences Into Account
  2. Why women in tech are being Photoshopped in instead of hired
  3. BuzzFeed Employees Stage Walkout Over Stalled Union Recognition
  4. The US economic recovery is far from being a world record
  5. Congress hasn't raised the minimum wage in 3,614 days. It's time to put hard-working Americans first