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

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