Tony Karabon has over 25 years of experience in the retail automotive industry, having served as the General Counsel for RFJ Auto Partners, a Top 25 Dealer Group, and The Boucher Group, a top 75 Dealer Group. In these two roles, he negotiated, documented, and consummated numerous buy/sell transactions. He has extensive due diligence and dealership integration experience. Tony also has addressed virtually every manufacturer dealer issue, as well as every legal issue that dealers confront. As a member of the executive management team for these dealer groups, he was responsible for real estate, human resources, insurance, lending and regulatory matters.
Prior to entering the retail automotive business, Tony practiced corporate, real estate, and transactional law at Jackson Walker LLP in Dallas, Texas; Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Powell Goldstein LLP (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP) in Atlanta Georgia.
Tony holds an accounting degree from Marquette University and law and MBA degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Tony has two adult children and lives with his wife, Patricia, in McKinney Texas. In his free time, he enjoys golf, biking, and cooking.