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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

Game Change: Positive Politics at Work

Politics isn't limited to politicians. 56% of us believe that playing politics is necessary for getting ahead at work. Which reminds me of a quiz that I often give when giving a speech. I ask an audience to tell me what comes to mind when I say, "office p

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Blog of the Week

Rep. Keith Ellison's Low-wage Worker Organizer SOTU Guest: "I go with a conflicted heart"

Today I will accompany U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, representing low-wage workers' voices at President Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union. While I am honored, I go with a conflicted heart.

Thought for the Week

"If I had to reduce the responsibilities of a good follower to a single rule, it would be to speak truth to power."

–Warren Bennis

List of the Week

from ON24

Training Mistakes: Workers Feelings About Corporate Training

  • 84% say there are problems with training
  • 48% say it only happens occasionally
  • 45% say content is inconsistent
  • 25% say material is boring and not up to date 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. McDonald's Is Being Sued Over a 'Racist' Franchise
  2. Higher Minimum Wage Wouldn't Hurt Fast Food, Report Says
  3. Federal regulators allege sex discrimination at Ruby Tuesday
  4. Breaking down who earns the minimum wage.
  5. How is Obama proposing to help the middle class?

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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