Darryl M. Burman joined Group 1 as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in December 2006. Prior to joining Group 1, he served the Houston office of the Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. law firm, where he was a partner and head of its corporate and securities practice. Burman has gained significant experience in automotive related transactions including acquisitions, financing and manufacturer relations with more than 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, employment and securities law, working with public corporations, private equity firms and individuals. He earned his bachelors degree from the University of South Florida and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law.