Sid J. Trant

General Counsel/Secretary of The Board of Trustees


Sid J. Trant was appointed General Counsel for The University of Alabama System and Secretary of The Board of Trustees in September 2017. Prior to joining the System Office, he was a partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP. Serving the firm for over 30 years, Sid was responsible for providing transactional, regulatory, and litigation advice for businesses navigating the complex environmental aspects of the energy, natural resources, manufacturing, and real estate sectors.

Sid earned his B.A. from The University of Alabama and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.  He is a member of the American Bar Association, Environmental Law Institute and Alabama State Bar, Environmental Law Section.