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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

Clark Weekly

Topic of the Week

Are you a victim of pay discrimination?

The law looks to many factors when determining whether or not pay/compensation discrimination has occurred. Each of these factors is summarized in categories below.

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Blog of the Week

Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Could Spell a Fresh Hell for Workers’ Rights

Workers and labor unions should be particularly concerned about Judge Kavanaugh’s history of siding with businesses against workers and for pushing a deregulatory agenda.

Thought for the Week

"The majority undoes bargains reached all over the country. … It does so with no real clue of what will happen next—of how its action will alter public-sector labor relations. It does so even though the government services affected—policing, firefighting, teaching, transportation, sanitation (and more)—affect the quality of life of tens of millions of Americans."

–Elena Kagan, dissenting in Janus v. AFSCME

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top Five Retaliation Search This Week

Retaliation for: 

  • Public Employees
  • Political Activity
  • Workers Compensation
  • Discrimination Claims
  • Unions

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Federal Reserve chair: Decline in worker share of national economy ‘very troubling’
  2. Ann Hopkins, Who Struck an Early Blow to the Glass Ceiling, Dies at 74
  3. Labor Department Removes Rule Forcing Employers to Disclose Anti-Union Deliberations
  4. Who Will Care for the Carers?
  5. It’s Time For Our Elected Officials To Get To Work On Paid Leave