David I. Bloom: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

David I. Bloom

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202 263 3204

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Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Emerging Markets
  • Projects
  • Energy
  • Sectors
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power
  • Renewable Energy
  • Services
  • Energy Disputes
  • Energy Finance
  • Energy Regulation and Government Affairs
  • Energy Transactions
  • Government Relations
  • Latin America
  • Privacy & Security
Contact InfoTelephone: 202 263 3204
Fax: 202 263 5204
University Brown University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1975
Law SchoolYale Law School, J.D., 1978
Admitted1978, District of Columbia


American Bar Association

Energy Bar Association; Vice Chair, Finance and Transaction Committee


Since joining Mayer Brown in 1978, David Bloom has earned widespread recognition as a skilled and knowledgeable regulatory attorney who concentrates his practice on transactions in the energy sector. His counsel is sought by some of the nation's leading sector-focused investors, lenders, energy producers, and large-scale energy consumers.

David advises clients across a broad spectrum of industry issues, providing informed counsel on matters of investment and funding, acquisitions, complex purchase and service agreements, and federal and state regulatory concerns. Particular areas of activity include investments in the energy sector, natural gas and power marketing, natural gas and oil storage and transportation, and electric generation and transmission.

In the course of his practice, David represents:

•Financial institutions (commercial banks, investment banks, and hedge funds) relative to equity and tax equity investments in the energy sector and investment-related federal and state regulations. Representation includes pre-acquisition review of regulatory and contractual issues, review and negotiation of power purchase agreements, preparation of regulatory filings, and development of post-acquisition compliance plans

•Natural gas shippers in the negotiation of long-term gathering, storage and transportation agreements with pipeline projects

•Lenders engaged in financing oil and natural gas pipeline projects, natural gas storage projects, and electric generating facilities

•Commercial companies in the negotiation of energy purchase contracts.

•Utility and corporate entities in proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the US Department of Energy, and other government agencies

•Clients aiming to develop energy-related legislation and legislative strategies

David was the Assistant Editor and Articles Editor of Energy Law Journal from 1984-1999.


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Anticipated Energy Policy Issues in the 114th US Congress
David I. Bloom,Michael J. Kelley,Mickey Leibner, February 27, 2015
As Republicans prepare to assume control of both the US House and Senate in January, energy issues will be at the top of the agenda. In a number of areas, Republican energy priorities are set to clash with the goals of the Obama administration and the Democratic minority. Legislative action early...

US Department of Energy Proposes to Suspend Conditional LNG Export Approvals to Non-FTA Countries and to Abandon Existing Order of Precedence
David I. Bloom,J. Paul Forrester,Brantley Webb, June 4, 2014
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has proposed to suspend its current practice of issuing conditional decisions on applications to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the lower-48 states to foreign countries without free trade agreements (FTAs) with the United States. Instead, according to its...

FERC Proposes to Streamline Open-Access Requirements and Protect Developer Priority Rights for US Generator Tie Lines
David I. Bloom,J. Paul Forrester,Brantley Webb, June 3, 2014
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in which it has proposed waiving the Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT) and associated requirements for public utilities that own, operate or control Interconnection Customer’s Interconnection...

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David I. Bloom

1999 K Street, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20006-1101


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