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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

Duly Noted: Taking Effective Notes at Work

Ever look across your desk to see stacks of note pads and notes that are mostly unintelligible? Welcome to the club.

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Blog of the Week

Tipped Workers Score A Victory In New York In Fight For Better Pay

Tipped workers in New York state have won a major victory, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state's Hospitality Wage Board announce that their minimum wage, which had been frozen at $5 an hour, will be increased to $7.50 an hour starting December 31.

Thought for the Week

""We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.""

–Franklin Delano Roosevelt

List of the Week

from University of Florida and University of Virginia

Men Do Better When Partners Fail: Really!

  • Men who were told their romantic partner had scored in the bottom 12% on a test felt better about themselves than those who had partners who scored in the top 12%
  • Female participants showed no such decline in their self-esteem based on their partners performance 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Teachers union rally in downtown L.A. draws thousands in call for contract demands
  2. At L.A. oil refinery, striking workers vent about long hours and stress
  3. One Overlooked Reason Walmart Gave Workers Raises
  4. Supreme Court seems to side with Muslim woman in discrimination case
  5. The Real Meaning of $9 an Hour

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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