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EBC Meeting on November 7, 2014

Please join us for our next meeting of the Environmental Breakfast Club where our guest speaker, Travis Kline of AlterEcho will discuss “Green Chemistry and the… Read More

MBC Meeting on October 30, 2014

Please join us for our next meeting of the Matrimonial Breakfast Club where our guest speaker, Barbara Weiner, Esq. of Empire Justice & Brian Wang, Esq.… Read More

Environmental Regulatory Update – September 2014

EPA adopts cooling water intake standards; comments sought on Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards; PHMSA proposes to simplify Hazmat rules governing product returns … Read More

Young/Sommer Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers as 2014 Upstate New York Rising Stars

James Muscato, Joseph Castiglione and Lauren Hunt have been listed as 2014 Upstate New York Rising Stars by Super Lawyers magazine. The Rising Star list is comprised… Read More

 
Ranked in Chambers USA 2014 - Leading Firm

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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Collaborative Clients Experience More User Satisfaction

By Stephen C. Prudente – Over and over again, I have been told by my clients at the end of the collaborative process that they were satisfied because they felt… Read More

 

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Douglas H. WardDouglas H. Ward

Douglas H. Ward has extensive federal and state civil practice experience at both the trial and appellate levels. As an Assistant Attorney General from 1984 to 1995, he served as either the lead attorney or the supervising attorney in hundreds of environmental cases, including air, water, wetlands regulation and the State Environmental Quality Review Act. … Read More