In the sophomore season of the critically acclaimed drama, Mike's future hangs in the balance when a friend threatens to expose him. Harvey attempts to guard his secret from the firm's top suit, Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres), while she faces even bigger problems when the other half of Pearson Hardman reemerges on the scene.
Oblivious of the fact that Trevor approached Jessica, Mike's on top of the world after Harvey entrusts him with closing a major lawsuit for the firm.
As Hardman makes it clear he's back to stay, Jessica tasks Harvey with helping shore up support for her within the firm - but Harvey's penchant for winning may create more enemies than friends.
Harvey bristles at Daniel's involvement on a lawsuit he's handling, but their battle to one up each other threatens the case, leaving Mike caught in the middle.
Louis and Mike finally see eye to eye, but Louis' paranoia may damage his budding friendship with Mike as well as his standing at the firm. Also, Travis Tanner rolls back into town, gunning for Harvey. Guest Stars: Eric Close, David Costabile, John Finn.
Harvey balks when Jessica puts him in the passenger seat on a lawsuit that could make or break the firm, and his backseat driving may have far-reaching consequences.
Harvey's personal history with a client forces he and Mike to take on an unorthodox case from which they'd normally walk away. Also, Louis and Rachel team up to save a mutually beloved institution from ruin.
The pending lawsuit against the firm sees Harvey turning to Zoe Lawford (Jacinda Barrett), an old colleague with whom he has a past, for assistance in proving Pearson Hardman’s case. Zoe has the team prepare a mock trial as a warm-up for the real thing, and Louis is asked to take the role of Travis Tanner. Harvey asks Donna to testify that she destroyed the Coastal Motors memo, but she has retained a lawyer of her own and plans to plead the Fifth.
With the continuing upheaval at the firm, Mike and Harvey reflect back on how their past decisions have influenced their present situation.
Harvey must close the person with the deciding vote in the firm's future.
Harvey needs Mike's help, but Mike drops off the grid.
After tension has dissipated among the partners’ battle for control, Pearson Hardman faces new challenges as Jessica (Gina Torres) reclaims her top spot with the help of the city’s best closer and her closest confidant Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht). Meanwhile, still reeling from the devastating loss of his grandmother, Mike (SAG nominee Patrick J. Adams) makes a rash decision with a girl from his past that puts his complicated relationship with the firm’s savviest paralegal Rachel Zane (Meghan Markle) in jeopardy.
The war with Daniel may be over, but the battle has left Pearson Hardman vulnerable, and Harvey must protect the firm from a rival whose attack seems as personal as it is professional.
Harvey goes head to head against Robert Zane, Rachel's father, on a gender discrimination case that forces Rachel to confront her complicated relationship with her Dad.
With the resources of the firm stretched to the limit, Daniel Hardman returns with an outrageous lawsuit against Jessica. Guest Stars: David Costabile, Wendell Pierce, Gina Holden.
Dana "Scottie" Scott returns to complicate Harvey and Jessica's battle against Hardman. But this time, she's brought the full force of her British firm.
Harvey's vision for the firm's future clashes with Jessica's when a British firm offers a tempting proposition.