Denise M. Clark

Founding Partner
Clark Law Group, PLLC

DENISE M. CLARK is the founding partner of the Clark Law Group, PLLC in Washington, D.C., where she practices employee benefit and employment law. Ms. Clark assists sponsors and trustees in fiduciary matters, and individuals with executive compensation and employment agreements. Ms. Clark and the attorneys in the firm handle litigation of long-term disability claims, social security disability claims, as well as matters involving related-issues under the ADAAA, ADEA, FLSA, and FMLA. The firm also handles employment and benefit matters for federal sector employees, including disability retirement claims. Ms. Clark is a fellow of the American College of Employee Benefit Counsel, and a former member of the Department of Labor’s ERISA Advisory Council. 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. Ms. Clark earned her LLM 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.