AbstoneLalley, Inc. is a legal and corporate consulting firm that delivers a comprehensive range of integrated services rooted in the firm's core values: exceptional, highly personal service and superior industry expertise backed by decades of senior, executive-level legal and corporate leadership experience.

 AbstoneLalley consultants boast decades of experience in small to large law firms throughout the country, Fortune 500 companies, major universities, and government entities, and work with a diverse range of national and international clients. The firm has developed a reputation for excellence and is a go-to source for its particular expertise in diversity recruitment, retention, and consulting, as well as lateral partner and practice group search. AbstoneLalley is Minority and Women-owned with offices in Chicago, New York City, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and South America. 

 “AbstoneLalley provides diversity leadership support to elite law firms and corporate clientele that understand today’s workforce must reflect the variety, complexity, texture, cultures and perspectives of the global marketplace; and who commit to operationalize the benefits of diversity.”
- Rodney L. Abstone-Carabajal, Chief Strategy & Mergers and Acquisitions Officer, Majority Shareholder

New York City


Prior to founding AbstoneLalley, Inc., Rodney L. Abstone-Carabajal had become a trusted source for organizations seeking guidance on their most crucial business decisions, from law firm growth strategy and lateral partner search to succession planning. Also a nationally-recognized expert on diversity in the legal and corporate worlds, Mr. Abstone-Carabajal realized there was a need for a comprehensive consulting firm that builds on his niche strengths and his unique talent for establishing strong, long-lasting industry relationships.

In Mr. Abstone-Carabajal's partnership with Robert B. Lalley, AbstoneLalley's complete strengths come into focus. With a rich business background that includes senior-level experience in strategic planning, finance, and law firm management, Mr. Abstone-Carabajal and Mr. Lalley developed a team of consultants who focus on delivering the exceptional, client-based, knowledge-backed service of its founders.

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