On April 29, 2013, State Street hosted members of the MBLA and other affinity bar associations at their Diversity and Inclusion Networking event. The event featured speaker Danny Ertel of Vantage Partners who discussed his work with leading law firms and law departments to evolve approaches to negotiate fee arrangements, manage matters, and reduce costs. He also discussed how firms and their clients can work to develop strategies to improve value for money in a collaborative and sustainable way.