Steven E. Clark

Firm: Clark Firm PLLC
Location: Dallas - TX

  • 5445 La Sierra Dr. #415
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Tel : 214-890-4066
  • Fax : (214)-853-5458

Steven E. Clark is a highly skilled heath care, business, and employment law attorney. His diverse legal background helps clients understand the full consequences of their organizational choices. He is a practical attorney, offering cost-conscious and business-minded solutions. While it is always better to identify issues early on, Mr. Clark is a skilled litigation and audit defense lawyer.

Clark Firm PLLC

Steven E. Clark is the senior partner and founder of Clark Firm PLLC where he concentrates his practice on healthcare law, business formation, contractual agreements and advice, business and commercial litigation, employment and labor law, general civil litigation and construction law. Mr. Clark has lectured and written on subjects such as choice of business entity considerations, trade secrets, non-competition agreements, partnerships, construction law, employment law, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). He is also active in handling federal Department of Labor (DOL) and state (TWC) and health integrity/ ZPIC audits/investigations of employers and small businesses and defending related litigation. Mr. Clark is licensed to practice before U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Federal Circuit, and all federal and state courts in Texas. He earned his B.A. degree and J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of Houston. He has been a Texas Super Lawyer since 2011 and is Lead Counsel rated in Business Law.

The health care industry in the Dallas area is constantly evolving as consumer needs continue to change. As an organization or practice owner, you must learn how to implement shifting practices, procedures and care plans while effectively maintaining compliance with state and federal regulations. It is important to take a proactive approach to regulatory compliance to avoid legal issues down the road.

Working proactively to create a compliance plan can help you prevent future audits, fines and legal disputes. The professional legal team at Clark Firm PLLC will help you design an effective and business-conscious compliance plan. The firm can help your organization comply with state and federal laws such as:

  • Medicaid/Medicare reimbursement regulations
  • The Stark Law
  • Anti-kickback laws
  • False Claims Act
  • ACA
  • Texas labor laws and Texas Workforce Commission
  • Employment regulations ADA, FMLA, OSHA

Bar Admissions

  • Texas:
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Louisiana:
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Federal Appeals Courts:
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit & 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Federal Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 1977
    • Honors: Order of the Barons, Top 10%
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • B.A. – 1974
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Economics & History

Published Works

  • Author, Texas Employment Law Forms, ALM Pub, 2013
  • Contributing Editor: FMLA chapter, Texas Employment Law Manual, James Pub., 2003 – present
  • Author, What You Need to Know About the FLSA, Dec, 2013
  • Co-Author & Speaker, Employment in the Energy Sector: Key Terms in Employment Agreements & Workplace Policies, Dallas Bar Ass’n, Sept. 2013
  • Author & Speaker, Do’s & Don’ts in the Hiring & Firing Process (Collin County Bar Ass’n), Sept., 2013
  • Author and Speaker, Issues During Construction, Real Estate Development & Construction Law, Sterling Ed. Service, January 17, 2013
  • Co-Author and Speaker, Covenants Not to Compete, Lorman Ed. Service, August 2002, 2003, 2007
  • Author and Speaker, Avoiding Personal Liability in Partnerships, LLCs and LLPs, and Ethical Issues Facing Attorneys Structuring LLCs and LLPs, Seminar on, Partnerships, LLCs and LLPs: Organization and Operation in Texas, Lorman Ed. Service, July 2004, July & October 2005, July 2006
  • Author and Speaker, Choice of Entity Considerations, Solo and Small Firm section, Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association April 2008, March 2011; Collin County Bar Association, Sept. 2013
  • Author, Employee Leaves of Absences, Sterling Ed. Service, May, 2004
  • Co-Author, Covenants Not to Compete, 41st Annual Intellectual Property Program, Institute for Law & Technology, November, 2003
  • Author, Employment Law Update: FMLA, ADA & Worker’s Compensation, Sterling Ed. Service, July, 2002
  • Co-Author, Trade Secrets and Covenants Not to Compete, Employment Law Course, Spring, 1993
  • Contributing Editor, Digest of Commercial Law: Texas, 1985
  • Contributing Editor, ABA Mid-Winter FMLA Case Summaries 2014-present
  • Contributing Author, U.S. Labor & Employment Law, World Bank Group 2014-present
  • Author, Litigation Lessons Impacting Franchise Relationships, 37 Employee Relations Law Journal No. 1 (Summer 2011)