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Young/Sommer LLC

Environment

2 ranked lawyersBand 3New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Albany-based boutique known for its full environmental service capabilities and representation of upstate clients. Boasts a diverse skill set encompassing waste water, air quality and cleanup knowledge, among other areas. Known for representing both plaintiff and defendant clients, including municipalities, manufacturers and brownfield developers.

Strengths

A source says: "The firm offers the boutique and personal customer experience of a small local firm, while also providing world-class legal services, knowledge, expertise and influence."

A client notes: "I found the team to be very consistent, reliable and dependable. They are diligent and stay involved and informed on the ever-changing permitting landscape. Their involvement in the industry and advocacy groups keeps them well informed and ready to fight the fights we need them to."

Notable practitioners

Dean Sommer is an esteemed practitioner sought after for his advice on hazardous waste and brownfield development matters.
"Incredibly responsive and well connected within New York." "He is talented, experienced and respected." "An aggressive advocate who is very knowledgeable."

Kevin Young covers the full spectrum of federal and state environmental statutes, with a focus on litigation and agency proceedings. 
"He's a very good lawyer."

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Environment

Young/Sommer LLC

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Location

Executive Woods

5 Palisades Drive

Albany

New York

USA

NY 12205

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

New York

Environment


Dean Sommer
Band 1
Kevin Young
Band 4