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Young/Sommer has been ranked for twenty consecutive years among the top ten New York State environmental law firms by Chambers USA, for the leading lawyers for businesses. Dean Sommer, Kevin Young and James Muscato 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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Young/Sommer Secures Win For Niagara County Solar Project

On June 14, 2024, the Fourth Department upheld a New York Office of Renewable Energy Siting (“ORES’) determination confirming the... READ MORE

Austin Scarborough Presents on Federal Wetlands Regulations

On June 14, 2024, Attorney Austin Scarborough discussed the landscape of federal wetlands regulation following the contentious Sackett v. Environmental... READ MORE

Young/Sommer Sponsors NY-BEST Event

Young/Sommer LLC was a sponsor at the New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium’s “Capture the Energy 2024” Annual... READ MORE

Understanding Battery Storage Siting in New York

Young/Sommer held a virtual discussion related to battery storage hosted by Austin Scarborough, Jessica Ansert Klami, and James A. Muscato... READ MORE