PDHonline Course Provider Biography
Bill Brant is a licensed and practicing trial attorney, mediator, and professional engineer. Bill started his career in the Nuclear Materials and the Safety and Licensing sections of the Nuclear Engineering Branch at TVA before transferring to Brown & Root, Inc. as a Nuclear Licensing Engineer on the South Texas Nuclear Project (STNP), and attending law school at night. As a trial attorney, he represented Halliburton and Brown & Root in the STNP litigation and consulted on the prudency audit of the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. Bill has litigated mass disaster aviation cases, environmental, commercial, products liability, and medical malpractice cases. He is an instrument rated, private pilot and is an Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association panel attorney defending flight crews in FAA enforcement actions. Bill has defended registered engineers before the Texas State Board of Engineering in disciplinary actions brought by the Board.
Since summer 2002, Bill has lectured in Engineering Ethics at the University of Texas at San Antonio, including lectures to the local ASME, ASRHE, ASCE and ASM International sections. Bill was selected as a member of the Oxford Round Table and presented Professional Ethics: A Must for the Global Society of the 21st Century at Oxford University, Oxford, England.
Bill received a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso, while playing varsity baseball, received a M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from Georgia Tech, and graduated from South Texas College of Law with a Juris Doctor degree.