Jerry Bloom, Advisory Board Chair

Jerry Bloom is a partner at Winston and Strawn, LLP and chairs the firm's energy, project development, and finance practice group.  He focuses on the development and operation of domestic and international independent energy projects, electric-industry restructuring and privatization, and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Bloom has extensive experience in the negotiation of off-take and power purchase agreements, engineering, procurement, and construction contracts, operation and maintenance agreements, fuel supply agreements, syndication, and agency agreements. He has assisted in the development and operation of energy projects in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil, Turkey, Pakistan, Indonesia, Australia, the Philippines, and China. Mr. Bloom is also active in the development of small- and utility-scale photovoltaic and thermal solar facilities. 

Mr. Bloom received a BA in Psychology in 1974 and an MA in Counseling in 1976 from George Washington University. He received a JD from the University of Miami School of Law in 1980.