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Young/Sommer has been ranked for sixteen 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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Young/Sommer Energy Chair Jim Muscato Presents at American Clean Power Conference

On March 29, 2022, Jim Muscato presented materials and updated participants on New York’s aggressive Climate Leadership and Community Protection... READ MORE

Jim Muscato Speaks at Association of Towns Training Session on Renewable Energy Project Permitting

The Association of Towns held their annual meeting and training February 21-22, 2022.  Jim Muscato spoke at a session entitled... READ MORE

Jessica Ansert Klami Named Partner at Young/Sommer LLC

Jessica Ansert Klami has been named Partner at Young/Sommer LLC. The accomplishment is recognition for Jessica’s exceptional skill at navigating New York’s permitting... READ MORE

ORES Grants First Siting Permit to Wind Project Under Section 94-c

On January 13, 2022, the New York State Office of Renewable Energy Siting (ORES) issued the first wind project permit... READ MORE