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John Paul Floom, Managing Member of Floom Energy Law PLLC, smiles while wearing a blue suit and yellow tie against a gray background.


Managing Member


Office: (571) 842-8185

Cell: (703) 599-6933


John Paul brings over twenty years of legal experience representing clients in natural gas and liquids pipeline proceedings at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Department of Energy, and the federal appellate courts. Clients count on John Paul to provide quick, efficient, and thorough analyses of FERC-related matters. John Paul believes in an interactive approach, working individually with each client to resolve the issues presented.


Prior to forming Floom Energy Law PLLC in February 2019, John Paul was a partner with the law firm of Edwards & Floom, LLP. Prior to that experience, John Paul was also an associate with the law firms of Edwards & Associates and GKRSE. From November 1999 to May 2001, John Paul was an attorney-advisor for several Administrative Law Judges at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

During his over twenty years in the practice of law, John Paul has represented clients in several FERC natural gas rate proceedings, including recently settled proceedings (Trailblazer Pipeline Company, Docket No. RP18-922); Northern Natural Gas Company, Docket Nos. RP19-59 and RP19-1353), as well as fully litigated proceedings (Kern River Gas Transmission Company, Docket No. RP04-274; El Paso Natural Gas Company, Docket Nos. RP05-422, RP08-426, and RP10-1398).



     Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1999

          Managing Editor, Public Interest Law Journal, 1998-1999

     University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, B.A., cum laude, 1996

Bar Admissions

     Virginia State Bar

     Bar of the District of Columbia

     U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

     U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Professional Memberships

     Energy Bar Association

Language Spoken & Proficiency

     French, conversational


Outside of the office, John Paul spends time coaching youth soccer and youth basketball. John Paul also plays several instruments, focusing primarily on traditional Irish music.

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