Young/Sommer LLC Lawyers Highly Ranked in Chambers USA

Posted on August 26, 2015

Young/Sommer LLC is proud and pleased to announce it was again recognized by Chambers USA as a leading law firm in the environmental law practice area. The firm is listed as one of the top nine Environmental firms in New York. It is the twelfth consecutive year that Young/Sommer has placed among the top ten New York State Environmental firms in the legal guide. The Chambers USA listing states that Young/Sommer is a “[b]outique practice representing clients in an impressive range of environmental law work” who “regularly advises on permitting, brownfield redevelopment, and chemical and petroleum storage compliance matters.”

Partners Dean Sommer and Kevin Young were also individually recognized in the Chambers USA listing. The publication quoted individuals referring to Dean Sommer as “a very bright and creative lawyer.” Chambers further states that Mr. Sommer “is highly regarded for his litigation expertise.” Kevin Young is recognized for his work as counsel to municipalities and corporations on the full range of state and federal environmental and land use issues who has “notable experience advising on brownfield and Superfund matters.”

The Chambers USA rankings are based on in-depth confidential interviews with clients and lawyers, asking participants to rate firms on legal ability and client service.  Chambers USA is published by Chambers and Partners, an international firm that produces directories of top lawyers in 175 countries, providing independent rankings and editorial commentary.  Information on Chambers and Partners, and all the legal directories they publish, can be found at