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 7 : The Next Week
Alicia and Cary suspect that Lockhart/Gardner is spying on them when Zach discovers that the webcam on Alicia's computer is being accessed remotely. Meanwhile, Will takes on more than he anticipated when he comes to the aid of one of Alicia's old clients, and Clarke Hayden returns to offer financial advice to Florrick/Agos. Emmy Award nominee Nathan Lane returns as Clarke Hayden.
Episode 8 : The Next Month
As Florrick/Agos move into their new offices, Alicia represents an undocumented immigrant who faces deportation unless he testifies against a member of a drug cartel. Also, Marilyn is concerned about the ethical ramifications when Eli reconnects with Natalie Flores, and Robyn tries to be more like Kalinda. America Ferrera returns as Natalie Flores.
Episode 9 : Whack-a-Mole
Alicia tries to hold a website accountable when its users accuse her client, a college professor, of being linked to domestic terrorism. Meanwhile, Will goes against Diane?s wishes when he hires Damian Boyle, an unpredictable attorney with ties to organized crime, who immediately interjects himself into Alicia's website case. Also, Eli and Jackie clash over a Florrick family secret. Jason O'Mara guest stars as Damian Boyle, Lockhart/Gardner's new lawyer. Mary Stuart Masterson guest stars as Rachel, an old acquaintance of Jackie's.
Episode 10 : The Decision Tree
Alicia is shocked to learn that a former client bequeathed her millions, but Lockhart/Gardner quickly contests the will on behalf of the deceased?s wife. Meanwhile, Diane asks Kalinda to look into Damian's background. Also, Eli and Marilyn are concerned about Peter being seen with Alicia's more disreputable clients at the Florrick/Agos holiday party. Jordana Spiro guest stars as Detective Jenna Villette. Returning Guest Stars Include John Noble as Matthew Ashbaugh, Alicia's former client; Stockard Channing as Veronica Loy, Alicia's mother; Nathan Lane as Clarke Hayden; and Democratic Political Strategist Donna Brazile as herself.
Episode 11 : Goliath and David
Alicia represents a band suing a TV show for copyright infringement, but the simple case becomes psychological warfare when Will joins the opposing council and uses his knowledge of Alicia's strengths and weaknesses against her. Also, Eli hires Kalinda in an attempt to get ahead of a potential scandal.
Episode 12 : We, the Juries
Alicia and Will each represent one-half of a couple accused of smuggling drugs, but the courtroom becomes mired in confusion and legal technicalities when they insist on separate jury pools. Meanwhile, Cary attempts to woo a Lockhart/Gardner client, Kalinda tries to repair a damaged relationship and Marilyn begins her investigation into possible voter fraud during the gubernatorial election. Victor Garber and Tom Skerritt guest star.
Episode 13 : Parallel Construction, Bitches
Florrick/Agos and Lockhart/Gardner fight to keep Lemond Bishop as a client when he is arrested on a drug-related charge, which possibly resulted from a leak inside Alicia's firm. Meanwhile, the investigation into voter fraud in the gubernatorial election continues to move forward when Marilyn is approached by an agent in the Office of Public Integrity. Jack Davenport and Eric Bogosian guest star.
Episode 14 : A Few Words
When Alicia is asked to be the keynote speaker at the American Bar Association conference in New York City, she looks to her past for inspiration. Jill Hennessy and Eric Bogosian guest star.
Episode 15 : Dramatics, Your Honor
Alicia enlists Cary as her lawyer when Nelson Dubeck approaches her to participate in a deposition regarding his investigation into election rigging. Meanwhile, Will continues the difficult defense of Jeffrey Grant as he faces off against a new prosecutor who proves to be a formidable adversary. Matthew Goode and Eric Bogosian guest star.
Episode 16 : The Last Call
Alicia searches for answers as she tries to make sense of Will's death in the aftermath of the courthouse shooting. Meanwhile, Diane delivers the somber news to the partners at Lockhart/Gardner who must decide how to move forward. Matthew Goode guest stars.
Episode 17 : A Material World
Alicia and Diane consider merging their firms in the wake of Will's death, even as they find themselves on opposite sides of a contentious divorce suit. Meanwhile, Alicia offers assistance to Finn when it becomes clear that the State's Attorney is looking for a scapegoat in the Jeffrey Grant case. Jason O'Mara guest stars.
Episode 21 : The One Percent
Alicia manages the fallout when her client's insensitive statements to the press threaten the fate of a multi-billion dollar merger. Meanwhile, Diane faces a potential conflict of interest when she and Louis Canning are on opposite sides of a class action suit involving a pharmaceutical company. Also, Eli learns the truth about Alicia and Peter's relationship. Michael J. Fox returns as Louis Canning. Tom Skerritt reprises his role as Fortune 500 CEO James Paisley. Jill Hennessy returns as Rayna Hecht.