Adrian and Diane serve as outside counsel for a broadcast network planning to air a controversial segment that would delrail the career of a beloved male movie star. Maia and Lucca have vastly different experiences while on separate ride-alongs with the Chicago Police Department.
Liz decides to represent her son’s favorite teacher after she senses the school fired him for illegitimate reasons. Lucca enlists the help of Elsbeth Tascioni when an unanticipated lawsuit hits close to home. Despite the recent chemical scare, the firm throws a party to celebrate their new offices.
Reddick, Boseman and Lockhart represent a young woman who was assaulted while a contestant on a reality dating show; Diane fears she might be the killer's next target.
Tensions remain high when the firm learns another Chicago lawyer has been murdered by a client; Liz positions herself as a potential ally for Diane; Maia's trial takes an unwelcome turn.
An unfortunate event brings the firm together, along with the prospect of a new name partner, Liz Reddick-Lawrence (Audra McDonald). Meanwhile, Diane struggles to grapple with the insanity of the world and Maia is confronted with another hurdle in her parents’ scandal.