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MBC Meeting on May 1, 2015

Please join us for our next meeting of the Matrimonial Breakfast Club where the topic will be “Trial Tips: Evidentiary Issues” with Gerald Leary, Esq. of… Read More

EBC Meeting on May 1, 2015

Please join us for our next meeting of the Environmental Breakfast Club where the topic will be “Trends and Advances in Vapor Intrusion Investigation and… Read More

Environmental Regulatory Update – April 2015

State legislature enacts brownfield cleanup program bill; Health Department proposes changes to water/septic system standards … 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

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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Second Circuit Finds SPCA Employees Acted Under Color of State Law During Animal Cruelty Investigation; Grants Qualified Immunity to Defendants

By James A. Muscato II, Dean S. Sommer, Sue H.R. Adler – Attorneys at Young/Sommer, including Sue Adler as lead counsel, recently won an important decision in a federal appellate case that examined the scope of the… Read More


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Sue H.R. AdlerSue H.R. Adler

Sue H.R. Adler, of Counsel since 2007, has handled complex litigation in federal and State court for the past 30 years. Ms. Adler has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including litigation strategy and risk assessment, pretrial discovery, motion practice, trials, and appeals. … Read More