When Cary's case goes to trial, a plea deal offer has him seriously considering jail time. Also, a joke between mother and daughter lands Alicia in trouble as her campaign for State's Attorney is in full stride.
Alicia and Will are forced to try a libel case in an English court and Eli hires Kalinda to investigate a potential political scandal. Meanwhile, a request from Peter leads Diane to question Alicia's personal life.
Alicia and Will are forced into court-ordered mediation, and one of Will's ex girlfriends is opposing counsel. Meanwhile, the Wisconsin Dairy Guild hires Eli for damage control, and Owen becomes curious about Alicia's personal life.
Alicia takes on what may be the firm's final pro-bono case. Meanwhile, Diane and Will's attempts to foil Eli's power play take an unexpected turn when Will gets a job offer he may not be able to refuse.
The firm has to almost literally make a deal with the Devil to win a case, Will appoints Alicia to make the next first-year associate hire, and Eli tries to secure the keynote address at the Democratic Convention for Peter.
Alicia needs the cooperation of a reluctant death row inmate to help one of the firm's clients accused of murder, Kalinda warms up to Cary's new partner, and Eli helps a young politician after some potentially damaging photos emerge.
The firm defends a soldier accused of murder for firing a drone that killed Afghan civilians, Eli meets his match while lobbying for the dairy industry, and Peter hires a surprise special prosecutor to investigate Will.
Alicia goes head-to-head with Louis Canning in an arbitration case, but a personal crisis at home interferes with the case. Meanwhile, Diane confronts Will on his relationship with Alicia as the DA's office continues its investigation.
A lawsuit against Lockhart Gardner sparks a power play by Eli Gold against David Lee. Meanwhile, Will finds a defense attorney to prepare against the DA's office, and Diane takes an interest in a process server.
Alicia defends a man who claims to represent the person who created a new online currency against the Treasury Department, while Dana tries to play Kalinda against Will to help the DA's case against him.
The DA's office begins its grand jury hearing against Will, and Alicia unfairly finds herself in the crosshairs. Meanwhile, Eli and Stacie Hall's rivalry intensifies as the gay and lesbian alliance looks for a strategist.
While Will prosecutes a class action lawsuit against a software manufacturer accused of helping the Syrian government spy on protesters, he considers a settlement that will keep him from being disbarred.
While Alicia takes a case involving a suicide captured on video, three Lockhart Gardner employees try to capitalize on Will's absence. Meanwhile, Peter may have to compromise his ethics to get an important keynote address.
The firm's efforts to get Colin Sweeney back as CEO of his old company are sidetracked by a paternity claim, Cary faces an ethical dilemma during an internal investigation, and Alicia considers repurchasing her old home.
Alicia gets a new job offer from Louis Canning as they go head-to-head again in a lawsuit against a professional hockey league, while Diane falls back into the arms of an old flame after being stood up on a date with another man.
Alicia clashes with her fellow members of a blue ribbon panel investigating a police shooting, while also trying to put the winning offer on her old house. Meanwhile, Eli, David, and Julius continue to make a play for Will's seat.
While Alicia defends a teen wrongly imprisoned for a summer camp murder, her actions get Peter an unlikely opponent for the governor's race, and she is forced to confront her mother-in-law, who has bought her old home.
Louis Canning and Patti Nyholm launch a plan to bankrupt Lockhart Gardner, Alicia's discovery of an uncashed check puts Kalinda in more danger, and Eli urges Jackie to apologize to Alicia over the old house.