One of Lockhart Gardner's Internet clients takes on the NSA, Diane's nomination to the Supreme Court hits a snag, and Alicia's mom's "investment" could expose Alicia's imminent departure from the firm.
As Diane prepares for big changes as she leaves the firm, the firm faces a politically-motivated sexual harassment suit. Meanwhile, Jackie makes trouble for the inauguration, and Alicia and Cary's departure from the firm is imminent.
Lockhart Gardner and Florrick Agos fight over clients and expert witnesses in a gun case, Diane loses her Illinois Supreme Court nomination, and Alicia faces ethics questions over her husband's actions.
Alicia and Cary suspect the old firm may be spying on them, and they turn to an old face for financial advice. Meanwhile, Alicia may be liable in a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Lockhart Gardner.
Alicia and Cary go head-to-head with Will and Diane representing a client identified as a terrorist on a social website, Will hires a shady mob lawyer for his firm, and Jackie tries to block a Supreme Court nominee.
Lockhart Gardner and Florrick Agos must work together--sort of--as they represent a couple accused of drug trafficking, Marilyn tries to get to the bottom of a potential scandal, and Cary gets revenge on Kalinda.