E. Hyde Clarke

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E. Hyde Clarke joined Young/Sommer after receiving his J.D. from Albany Law School in May 2014. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the State University of New York College at Oneonta in 2010. As a student at Albany Law, he served as a Student Co-Editor-in-Chief for the New York Environmental Lawyer and Executive Editor for Business of the Albany Law Review.  Hyde served as an intern with the Office of Counsel to the Governor, as an intern for the Honorable Joseph Teresi of the Albany County Supreme Court, and as an intern with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Office of General Counsel. He has published and contributed to research articles on such topics as renewable energy, environmental law, and proposed environmental legislation. Hyde currently represents several municipalities and has appeared before planning and zoning boards across New York State.

Bar Admissions

New York, 2015

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 2015


Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, NY
J.D., Cum Laude

Honors: Gary M. Peck ’79 Memorial Prize for Environmental Law

Siegel Scholarship, Albany Law School, 2014

Executive Editor for Business, Albany Law Review, 2013-14

Student Co-Editor-in-Chief, New York Environmental Lawyer, 2013-14

Professor William R. Ginsberg Memorial Essay Contest Winner, New York State Bar Association Environmental Law Section, 2013

Melvyn Mitzner Scholarship Recipient, New York State Bar Association Real Property Law Section, 2014

State University of New York- College at Oneonta
B.S., Political Science, Magna Cum Laude


Green Alert: The Need to Rescue New York’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard, New York Environmental Lawyer, 33.2 (Fall/Winter 2013).

Republished in: Environmental Claims Journal, 26.2, 107-125 (2014).

Professional Associations and Memberships

New York League of Conservation Voters, Capital Region Board Member

Albany County Bar Association, Member

New York State Bar Association, Member

Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar, Mentor

Upper Washington Neighborhood Association, President

SUNY Oneonta College Foundation, Board Member 2014-2018

Past Employment Positions/Internships

Young/Sommer LLC, Law Clerk, Summer 2013 – Spring 2014

Office of Counsel to the Governor, Legal Intern, Spring 2013, Spring 2014

Honorable Joseph Teresi, Albany County Supreme Court, Intern, Fall 2012

Office of General Counsel, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Legal Intern, Summer 2012

New York State Assembly, Legislative Intern, Spring 2010

Legal Assistant Information

Yvonne Leo, 518-438-9907 x. 245