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Denise M. Clark, Esq. - Founder

Denise M. Clark is the founding partner of Clark Law Group, PLLC in Washington, DC, where she practices employee benefits and employment law. For more than 20 years Ms. Clark has handled litigation involving benefit plans, fiduciaries and participants in connection with benefit claims and ERISA fiduciary responsibility. In recent years, Ms. Clark has handled numerous employment matters in the areas of wage and hour, disability discrimination and executive severance agreements.

Ms. Clark is a fellow of the American College of Employee Benefit Counsel, and a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Ms. Clark is a member of the Council of the American Bar Association's Section of Labor and Employment Law, and is active in the Section’s Employee Benefits Committee, where she co-chairs the Employment Discrimination Subcommittee. As a committee member, she has been a contributing author to BNA's Employee Benefits Law treatise since 1992. Ms. Clark is also a contributing author to ERISA Litigation (BNA), and has been a speaker at the annual ERISA Basics and ERISA Litigation programs sponsored by the ABA, as well as the annual ERISA CLE program sponsored by the DC Bar Association. She has also been a contributing author to The Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family Medical Leave Act treatises published by BNA.

Ms. Clark served as a member of the Department of Labor's ERISA Advisory Council, representing employees from 2010-2012.

Ms. Clark earned her LL.M. in taxation and labor, specializing in employee benefits law, at Georgetown University Law Center. She earned her J.D. at North Carolina Central University School of Law, where she was a senior editor of the North Carolina Central University Law Review, and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Marquette University. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland, New York, Indiana, and Illinois, as well as numerous federal district courts and circuit courts.

Jeremy Greenberg - Associate

Mr. Greenberg’s practice spans the full range of employment issues, including Wage and Hour, Title VII, ADA, and FMLA claims as well as their state and local counterparts. He has worked to resolve disputes for clients in court, administrative proceedings, and in arbitration.

Prior to joining Clark Law Group, PLLC, Mr. Greenberg worked as an intern and law clerk at various organizations during law school, focusing on the areas of employment, labor, and consumer rights. These organizations included Service Employees International Union; the Department of Labor, Office of Solicitor, Civil Rights and Labor-Management Division; Consumers Union; and Public Citizen.

Mr. Greenberg has also worked in the area of voting rights, volunteering as a part of the Democratic Party of Virginia’s Voter Protection program since 2011 and a deputy director of the program in 2013. He also interned at the election law firm Sandler, Reiff, Young & Lamb, P.C.

Mr. Greenberg is the author of two recent legal articles: Not a "Second Class" Agency: Applying Chevron Step Zero to EEOC Interpretations of the ADA and ADAAA, 24 GEO. MASON U. C.R. L.J. 297 (2014); and Batman v. Superman: Let the Courts Decide, 33 QUINNIPIAC L. REV. 127 (2014).

Mr. Greenberg earned his J.D. at George Mason University School of Law in 2013, graduating cum laude, where he was an assistant editor for the George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal and a contributing editor for the Journal of Legal Metrics. He graduated summa cum laude from Boston University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and classical civilizations. He is admitted to practice in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Virginia, District of Maryland, and District of Columbia.

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Clark Weekly

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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