Young/Sommer LLC Ranked in Annual Peer Review Publications

Posted on November 20, 2012

Several lawyers at Young/Sommer LLC and the firm itself have been recognized by their peers both nationally and in New York. Young/Sommer LLC is prominently listed in the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings as a Tier 1 Environmental Law Firm in the Albany market. The third edition of these rankings features law firms given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.

Following an exhaustive peer-review survey, Dean Sommer was included in The Best Lawyers in America, 19th Edition, for his work as an environmental lawyer. Best Lawyers in America is one of the most visible and targeted peer review publications in the legal profession.

Three partners at Young/Sommer LLC have again been recognized as Top Attorneys in Upstate New York by Super Lawyers Magazine. Dean Sommer and Kevin Young were listed in the directory of legal professionals in the Environmental Practice Area. David Brennan was listed in the Land Use/Zoning Practice Area. Dean has been named to the list for five or more years, a notable accomplishment. Candidates for the directory are evaluated based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Other information is gathered from a variety of sources including law firm websites, other online sources and information supplied by the lawyers themselves. Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals.

Young Sommer Ward Ritzenberg Baker & Moore LLC is a full service law firm centered in Albany, New York, concentrating in Environmental, Municipal, Land Use, Energy, Commercial Litigation, Education, Labor and Family Law. With offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, Young/Sommer is a small local business that provides legal services throughout New York State to individuals, small businesses, municipalities and large national and international companies. Young/Sommer provides a strong example of the type of small business that continues to find Albany, New York a great place to start a business that grows well beyond the Capital Region.