Associate Attorney Joins Young/Sommer LLC

Posted on December 15, 2023

Young/Sommer LLC is pleased to announce that Austin T. Scarborough has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Austin focuses his area of practice on energy, environmental, and land use law. Prior to joining, Austin worked at other law firms in the Capital Region, where he assisted clients on various energy, environmental, land use, and cybersecurity matters. He provides counsel on matters such as environmental compliance, due diligence, and obtaining permits and approvals at local and state levels. He also regularly presents on wetlands issues and updates at the State and federal level.

Austin obtained his J.D. from Vermont Law School in 2021 with a Concentration in Energy Law. During law school, he devoted the majority of his coursework to energy and environmental law, worked in the Vermont Law School Energy Clinic where he helped clients obtain community solar approvals, and interned at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the Office of Administrative Legislation. Austin was also a member of the National Energy & Sustainability Moot Court Team and a Symposium Editor for the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.