Mike and Harvey fall out over some investment-banking strategies. Pearson works out that a former district attorney could be out for revenge against Harvey and the company.
Harvey and Mike find themselves going head to head, whilst Mike's relationship with Rachel only complicates things. Louis partners up with Jeff.
Logan hopes that Harvey is aware his relationship with Mike won't get in the way of them winning the takeover battle. Louis and Jeff have a misunderstanding.
Mike begins the takeover of Gillis industries. Harvey and Louis work against his efforts. Jessica and Malone meet with Sean who's hoping to bring down the firm with the backing of the SEC.
Rachel finds herself getting anxious about work, school and her attraction to Pearson Spcter client Logan Sanders. When Donna helps Louis out, she tries to get him to face up to one of his fears. Harvey and Mike call a ceasefire, but Sam gets involved and makes a accusation of collusion. Mike learns how ruthless his new partner can be.
Harvey attempts to stop the takeover after Sean Cahill brings Pearson Specter client Logan Sanders in to be questioned. Louis attempts to come up with a way to make a name for himself after Mike insists on playing hardball.
Mike is left feeling stunned following the takeover battle. Rachel shares some upsetting news.
Mike and Rachel work together. Jessica and Harvey attempt to outmaneuver Sean Cahill.
Sean starts a round of depositions for the SEC investigation, leaving the employees at Pearson Specter in danger.
It is up to Jessica and Harvey to protect the firm from competition. Louis has to try and find a balance between personal and professional affairs.
Jessica attempts to please Louis. Mike is given grunt work so he will quit.