Clay Burgess, Harlan's former boss and current adversary, is determined to bring down Judd Risk Management and dares Harland to do whatever he can to stop it from happening.
Nora Gage, a partner in the firm, and attorney, Leslie Town, team up with Harlan to bring down an industrialist for fraud and embezzling from his own company.
Senior Partner, Chris Didion, must go nose to nose with a racist in order to protect one of his clients.
Harlan Judd suspects foul play when a former college buddy, Dr. Brad Harper, asks for his help in rescuing a kidnapped girlfriend.
Meanwhile, Leslie Town struggles to track down a key witness who could free an innocent man accused of armed robbery.
Judd Risk Management investigates the theft of a jet prototype, ultimately revealing the owner's dark family secrets.
Meanwhile, Harlan's soon to be ex-wife, Kendall, moves back to Los Angeles, and Meg tries to prove herself as a lead investigator on a pro-bono case for a friend who has stumbled upon a cache of stolen money.
Harlan and Leslie go toe-to-toe with a powerful judge and a major housing development company in order to get justice for a widower in a wrongful death case.
Meanwhile, Jeff manipulates a fellow JRM employee to gain access to privileged information about the firm for his own gain.
Harlan steps in on a case when Leslie's on and off again companion is shot.
Meanwhile, Meg and Trish work together to bust a high profile rapist and Nora is shocked to hear news about her brother.
Leslie Town asks Harlan for his help in a criminal case she just landed. The trial is three days away and they need to verify Magar Zakarian's alibi. Harlan refuses at first because Zakarian's alibi will be shot by the prosecution but she promises dinner and he cannot resist.
Cynthia Garrett hires Harlan Judd's Private detective company to whistleblow on a pharmaceutical company which didn't go through all the necessary tests before a drug can be approved by the FDA.
The firm is in serious financial trouble, and Harlan must begin firing employees. When three Van Gogh paintings are stolen from an exhibit, Harlan makes a deal with insurance adjustor Vanessa Leary to recover the paintings for a fee.
Sam Solomon asks Harlan's help in a class action environmental case that he cannot win without help. He accepts the case even though the company has literally no money to investigate. To get the money he needs for the investigation, he bets with Clay Burgess.
Harlan is called in at the house of a client where the husband has been murdered. The husband had received deaths threats and his wife asked Harlan to give them a bodyguard. Harlan subcontracts the protection to Jimmy Doyle, an old friend. Jimmy Doyle doesn't remember anything, and Harlan tries his best to find out if he actually killed the man.
Harlan is at a party organized by one his clients. As he goes to the bathroom, he happens on the burglar who shot him. Not injured, he waits for the police with Chris Didion. Chris asks him to be polite even though he is really pissed. Meeting the two detectives, he becomes persuaded that Novella is the burglar.
Harlan and his nemesis, Clay Burgess, are both framed for federal theft and murder. Meanwhile, Chris and Nora track down a dangerous serial killer