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Young/Sommer has been ranked for nineteen 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 LLC Continues Ranking as Top-Tier Law Firm in Chambers USA Guide

Young/Sommer LLC is excited to announce that it has again been named to the 2023 Best Lawyers and Law Firms... READ MORE

Young/Sommer Wins Civil Penalty Award for Client

Young/Sommer recently obtained a Civil Penalty award for a small business trucking client in a New York State Department of... READ MORE

NYSERDA and DEC Kickoff Initial Stage of Pre-Proposal Outreach for Cap-and-Invest Program

One of the major recommendations of the Climate Action Council’s (“Council” or “CAC”) Scoping Plan for New York’s Climate Leadership... READ MORE

Office of Renewable Energy Issues Siting Permit for 94-Megawatt Solar Facility Under Section 94-c Renewable Energy Siting Process

On May 18, 2023, Governor Hochul announced that Moraine Solar Energy Center, LLC, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables North America,... READ MORE