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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

Dual Income Strategies

Dual income couples have more bankruptcies and divorces. Put succinctly, more money equals more challenges. Here are four coping strategies.


Blog of the Week

Demand Paid Sick Leave for All Employees to Ensure a Healthier and More Productive Workplace

It's a familiar situation: being sick and at work-or having a sick family member who requires care. While most of us would prefer to stay home and get well or provide care, for the majority of American workers taking a sick day means taking a pay-cut.

Thought for the Week

"Individually we are one drop, together we are an ocean."

–Ryunosuke Sotoro

List of the Week

from CareerBuilder.com

 From My Cold Dead Hands: Things I Won't Give Up

  • Internet connection, 57%
  • Driving, 44%
  • Pet, 39%
  • Cable TV, 29%
  • Mobile phone, 24%

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Sanders, given a bigger spotlight, points it back to union workers
  2. What Makes D.C.'s Universal Leave Plan So Special?
  3. California minimum wage measure seeks to tap into income inequality worrie
  4. United management pilots win class action certification to sue the Air Line Pilots Association union over retro pay
  5. Delta sues Republic Airways over flights lost to pilot dispute

Contact Us

Clark Law Group, PLLC
1250 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 293-0015
Fax: (202) 293-0115