Modern Comments vs. Classic Comments—Which Version is Better for Redlining Contracts?

Author: Nada Alnajafi
Published: 22.06.2022
Comments (those chat bubbles in the margins of a document) are a critical redlining feature for lawyers and contract negotiators because they help us explain the reasoning for our proposed changes, collaborate with internal parties, and ultimately drive contract negotiations forward. According to a recent poll, 91% of contract negotiators (myself included) use Microsoft Word’s Track Changes features to redline contracts. As the number one most popular tool in our industry, it is important to understand how to use the features and tools correctly so that we can do our work as efficiently as possible. This means also staying up-to-date…