Episode 1 : Everything Is Ending
Alicia must focus on the firm's efforts to prevent the execution of a convicted murderer while she secretly plans her exit from the firm with Cary. Meanwhile, Eli helps Peter assemble his staff in the governor's office. Jeffrey Tambor, Melissa George, Ben Rappaport and Barry Scheck guest star.
Episode 2 : The Bit Bucket
Alicia and Cary sue the NSA on behalf of the search engine Chumhum, unaware that Lockhart/Gardner's connection to a former client has resulted in the spy agency monitoring the firm's communications. Meanwhile, Alicia's mother (Stockard Channing) takes steps to support her daughter, and Eli works to secure Diane's Supreme Court nomination.
Episode 3 : A Precious Commodity
Will makes Alicia a stunning offer which causes her to reconsider her plans to leave the firm. Also, the partners take action when Diane's Supreme Court candidacy puts her at odds with her colleagues.
Episode 4 : Outside the Bubble
Alicia attempts to obtain Lockhart/Gardner files as she prepares to leave the firm. Meanwhile, the firm hires Elsbeth Tascioni to represent them in a sexual harassment lawsuit brought on by an employee and Eli and Jackie disagree over how much influence she should have in Peter's administration. Carrie Preston Returns as Elsbeth Tascioni, Gary Cole Returns as Kurt McVeigh and Rita Wilson Returns as Viola Walsh.
Episode 5 : Hitting the Fan
Alicia and Cary's plans to depart Lockhart/Gardner are suddenly exposed and a desperate battle to retain clients ensues.
Episode 6 : The Next Day
When Alicia and Cary represent a client who has left Lockhart/Gardner to go with Florrick/Agos, Will and Diane intentionally delay turning over the case files to the new firm. Also, Marilyn, Peter's ethics council, tries to give advice to Alicia, and Will's colleagues are surprised at the new intensity he displays in the wake of the upheaval at the firm. Richard Kind guest stars as Judge Davies, Mamie Gummer returns as Nancy Crozier and Emmy Award winner Edward Herrmann returns as Lionel Deerfield.