Sherilyn Burnett Young - Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C.

Sherilyn Burnett Young

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995

Sherry Young is a founder and President of the firm.  She heads the firm's Environmental Practice Group, and assists clients on federal and state environmental matters, real estate transactions, and business and finance transactions.

Sherry focuses her practice on environmental law, including environmental compliance, permits and approvals, and real estate transactions involving contaminated properties.  She has extensive experience in negotiating with state and federal regulators, and has achieved numerous successful settlements for industrial, commercial and municipal clients in a variety of environmental enforcement cases.  In addition to her environmental practice, Sherry also has considerable experience in general corporate law, public and private financing, and estates and trusts.

Sherry served as legislative counsel to then-Governor Judd Gregg in his 1988-89 administration.  Sherry serves on the Board of the New Hampshire Business and Industry Association, the Board of Trustees of Franklin Pierce Law Center, and the New Hampshire Supreme Court Society.  She was the first woman to chair the State Capital Group, a network of independent law firms in all 50 U.S. State capitals and in business markets and financial centers worldwide.

Franklin Pierce Law CenterJ.D. 1982

Office Location

One Capital Plaza
Concord, NH 03302
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Law of the Concord Metro Area
Sherilyn Burnett Young has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Environmental Law
Litigation - Environmental

Other Information

Gender: Female