Responding to Overly Broad Discovery Requests with Document Searches

Parties requesting email frequently ask for “all” relevant emails. Litigants certainly want all relevant email messages, but “all” could result in hours, days, or weeks of document review. Proportionality should narrow what is produced to a requesting party to what is actually at issue in the lawsuit. In an employment case with allegations of a

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Strategies for Avoiding Untimely Discovery

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are the playbook for civil litigation. The Rules define the timing of hearings, required disclosures, how to request information, and remedies when a party doesn’t comply with the Rules. A recent case highlighted the interplay between the Rules when a party produced emails after the close of discovery. After

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Building a Motion with StoryBuilder

Motion practice is true courtroom drama where a party seeks relief from the Court. This can be anything from a motion to dismiss a case for failure to state a claim, to a motion to compel discovery. Seasoned litigators know motion practice is the art of connecting discovery to the law in order for a

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Native Spreadsheet Redactions in Document Review: our Latest Feature

Everlaw’s document review platform was already powerful when it came to spreadsheets. As an important piece of document review, we made certain that spreadsheets could be searched, that foreign language in a cell could be translated, that hidden content would be expanded automatically, and that cell contents—including formulas within cells—could be viewed in a native

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Big Improvements to Self-Serve Productions—You’re Going to Want to See This

Last week’s release brought an important new feature to the Everlaw platform and we can’t wait to tell you about it. With this release, we’ve taken an already game-changing feature—self-serve productions—and made it even better. We’ve also made some important changes to our homepage, user permissions, and search options, to name a few. Read on

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Now Introducing: Full Screen Review Mode!

When you’re responsible for reviewing hundreds of documents in a short amount of time, every second you can save on that review matters. We want to save you as much time as possible, and give you tools to make your work life easier. To that end, we’re excited to announce the refresh of two major

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Speed Up Document Review with Custom Highlights

Minimizing document review cost is a priority for most firms and clients. Reducing cost comes down to reducing hours, or even minutes, of review time. In Everlaw’s litigation platform, every feature is designed to allow you to get things done faster. One way to do this is with Everlaw’s highlighting tools. They allow you to

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How to Interpret Predictive Coding Metrics

Ever wondered what all of the words used to describe predictive coding mean? It can be tough to remember the difference between precision and F1 – and to then use the definitions to improve the efficacy of document review. Below, we try to demystify these concepts, so you can strategically apply them on your case.

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Improving Document Review with Binders

Do you remember the many binders that used to clutter conference rooms and cubicles at your office? Now that they’re digital, they also have expanded capabilities. Here’s a detailed explanation of how these improvements work.   What Are Binders? Binders are static collections of documents. Just like with physical binders, one document can exist in

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Introducing Search Term Reports

We’re excited to announce a new round of updates to our litigation tool: one major new feature and five smaller ones. Introducing Search Term Reports Search term reports are a significant new offering that will allow administrators to perform early case assessment (ECA), make informed staffing decisions more quickly, and triage review. This feature provides

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