Diane and Liz deal with a close ally when assigned to a class action case involving malfunctioning voting machines in the 2016 presidential election. Blum's domineering tactics continue to push buttons at the firm while he purposefully stalls his work on Second Helix. Lucca is intrigued by a handsome associate of Blum's.
Celebrity hairdresser Wade V seeks Lucca’s help with a postnuptial agreement for a high profile client. Following their deal with Second Helix, Blum makes his presence well known at Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart, rattling some partners more than others. With political pundits buzzing about the resistance group's covert efforts, Diane takes her axe throwing to the next level.
Blum weasels his way to a co-counsel seat on Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart's largest case against genetics testing company Second Helix. While volunteering as democratic poll watchers in the suburbs of Chicago, Lucca and Jay come face to face with an alt-right group aiming to intimidate voters. Meanwhile, Maia attempts to move on while the partners grapple with a divided firm following revelations of pay disparity.
Corruption incarnate enters the courtroom in the form of attorney Roland Blum, Maia's new co-counsel on a murder trial. The firm interviews a potential new head of matrimonial law, but Lucca is skeptical of his qualifications. Diane lets off some steam after finding out who recommended Kurt for a new job.
A storm is brewing at Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart when revelations of past indiscretions involving a partner come to light. Right when she thought the world couldn’t get any crazier, an incident at home pushes Diane to her breaking point. Meanwhile, Lucca is brought a new opportunity while Marissa teaches Maia to toughen up.
The FBI question Diane as part of a job background check on Kurt, leading to unexpected and serious consequences. The mayor of Chicago invites Adrian and Julius to join a ‘think tank’ tasked with figuring out how to spend funds that will address the “Kill All Lawyers” problem. Chaos ensues in the delivery room after Lucca goes into labor early.
Heated debates occur at the firm when Liz and Maia represent a well-known photographer, Ron Williams, suing a woman who provided an account of their relationship to a website. Jay continues to investigate possible suspects in Adrian’s shooting while Diane receives surprising news from her accountant.