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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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Contact Us

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

Discrimination Claims: How does the law define discrimination

There are several federal laws that protect you from discrimination in the workplace. Each federal law makes it illegal to discriminate against certain categories of people, known as protected classes. The federal anti-discrimination laws only protect yo

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Blog of the Week

With Shutdown Over, OPM provides Guidance on Back Pay for Federal Employees

Donald Trump is blocking back pay for as many as a million federal contract workers who lost wages during the recent government shutdown.

Thought for the Week

"You cannot run a modern, professional campaign without clearly established and well-designed HR policies, especially procedures and trainings regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. "

–Cory Booker campaign manager Addisu Demissie on 2020 campaigns prioritizing sexual harassment training.

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top workers rights searches this week:

  • Final pay
  • Smoking rights
  • Unpaid wages
  • Drug testing
  • Non-compete agreements

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Is Time Really Up for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? Companies and Law Firms Respond
  2. People with disabilities face a massive employment gap
  3. Payless plans to close during its second bankruptcy, costing 16,000 workers their jobs
  4. Walmart facing gender discrimination lawsuits from female employees
  5. SEIU Appeal Implicates Strikes, Worker Actions Across U.S.