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EBC Meeting on April 3, 2015

Please join us for our next meeting of the Environmental Breakfast Club where the topic will be “Regressional Analysis Supports Using Models to Determine Natural… Read More

Young/Sommer Sponsoring Earth Day Festival

Young/Sommer LLC is a proud sponsor of the EverPower Earth Day Festival, in Pittsburgh, PA.  The Earth Day Festival is a one-day event that will… Read More

Environmental Regulatory Update – March 2015

EPA adopts wood heater/stove standards; DEC seeks volunteers to take pilot exam for UST operators … Read More

MBC Meeting on March 20, 2015

Please join us for our next meeting of the Matrimonial Breakfast Club where the topic will be “Trial Tips: Experts and Trial Consultants” with Scott M.… Read More

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Environmental Compliance and Permitting

In an ever-changing environmental regulatory landscape, Young/Sommer LLC helps ensure its clients successfully meet their day-to-day environmental compliance and permitting needs.

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Young/Sommer LLC is a recognized leader in environmental and energy law in New York. Our attorneys’ decades of experience in private practice and State government allow us to understand the challenges facing small businesses, municipalities, large corporations and individuals. Our knowledge and skill in environmental law puts us at the forefront of our field, ensuring that we deliver the best and most cost-effective advice.

Young/Sommer has been ranked for eleven consecutive years among the top ten New York State environmental law firms by Chambers USA, for the leading lawyers for businesses.  Dean Sommer and Kevin Young have been consistently listed as top New York State environmental lawyers in the Chambers review and Mr. Sommer is listed among the top four “Leading Individuals” in environmental law.

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CPLR Article 78 Proceedings and Interlocutory Appeals During An Article 78 Proceeding

By Joseph F. Castiglione – This article was originally published in volume 77, number 1 of the Albany Law Review (2013-2014), and should be cited as such.  This article generally… Read More


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Jessica R. VigarsJessica R. Vigars

Jessica R. Vigars is a 2011 graduate of Albany Law School. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Special Education from The State University… Read More