In the first episode, Alicia is forced to make a choice between her passion for Will and her marriage to Peter.
Cary tries to stack the deck against Alicia during the trial of an Army reservist accused of murdering his wife. Meanwhile, Childs resorts to dirty tricks in an effort to ruin Peter's campaign.
A prosecution suit leads to an explosive confrontation between Alicia and Glenn. Meanwhile, Alicia's brother, Owen, visits after his questionable remarks about Peter spread across the internet.
When Alicia meets Nancy Crozier in court, she rediscovers that her sweet facade hides a steely interior. Later, Alicia's career hangs in the balance.
Alicia and the partners must decide whether to take on the case of a massage therapist who accuses a Nobel Peace Prize winner of sexual assault
Alicia, Diane and Will are caught off-guard by a brilliant attorney with a disability, played by Michael J Fox, during a test case against a drugs company
Alicia is close to successfully arguing that her teenaged pop star client, Sloan, is innocent when Cary drops a bombshell that could ruin the starlet's career.
When the government accuses a member of the council of taking a campaign bribe, the team reviews hours of evidence to mount his defence.
Alicia and the team race against the clock in the appeal case of a client on Death Row. Meanwhile, Peter prepares for his first debate with Glenn.
Alicia faces a moral dilemma at work when her team must try to turn a client's son against his girlfriend, after both are accused of murder
Will fears his client is not getting a fair trial so the firm hires a jury consultant, who claims to predict a case's outcome by reading people's expressions
Alicia's client confesses to murdering a fellow prisoner, leading the rest of the team to investigate the relationship between the two inmates
Alicia races Louis Canning to round up the highest number of clients for an Erin Brockovich-style class action lawsuit, and a mole is detected in the law firm who appears to be working for Canning.
Will handles a defamation case from a billionaire who's suing a film studio for showing him in a bad light. Later, Alicia questions Will about a message he left for her.
Diane represents her on-off love interest Kurt McVeigh when he is sued for the testimony he gave in a murder trial.
A Chinese dissident sues a social networking site for revealing the identity of his anonymous blog. Later, Will and Diane hope to get rid of Derrick Bond.
The firm represents client and drug kingpin LeMond Bishop in divorce proceedings, even though Bishop wants reconciliation
The firm sues a convicted murderer who is profiting from a song he had written years ago while in prison, describing his crime
Louis Canning returns to fight against Alicia once again when the firm represents families of employees who committed suicide due to miserable working conditions
The firm represent a small drilling contractor locked in a dispute with a major oil conglomerate; and the results of the election are revealed
The firm defends a patient in a liver transplant case against rival lawyer Patti Nyholm. The case takes an unexpected turn when Patti is fired from her firm.
The firm defends the owner of an adultery website, Stephanie Engler - played by Sarah Silverman - when one of her site's users is murdered
Alicia and Kalinda push aside their differences to prove their client's innocence in a murder trial. Will Alicia get together with Will?