Successful lawyer Harvey Specter hires brilliant college dropout Mike Ross as a new associate at a top law firm despite the fact that Mike doesn't have a degree. In order to work together, both parties have to keep up the ruse to convince their coworkers that Mike is a real lawyer.
Mike has an ethical dilemma when Louis forces him to make a decision that could hurt his relationship with Harvey. Elsewhere, Harvey's past comes back to haunt him during a case.
Harvey goes rogue in order to fix a crisis with a client despite Jessica's desire to reign him in. Elsewhere, Mike turns to Rachel for guidance when he learns he'll be hosting a dinner for rookies, an important tradition at the firm.
Harvey defends a figure from Jessica's past, making it difficult for Jessica to detach herself from the case. Elsewhere, Mike is eager to take on a pro bono case but soon learns it won't be an easy win.
An old friend surfaces to ask Mike for help. Elsewhere, Harvey has a chance to close a lucrative deal or help his driver defend himself from a lawsuit.
The guys defend a woman falsely accused of insider trading. Elsewhere, Mike helps Rachel study for the LSAT and realizes she's close to discovering his secret.
Mike takes on Louis' protégé during a mock trial, but his conflict with Rachel could hurt his chances of winning. Elsewhere, Harvey works on a merger between two hotel chains, but his past with the opposing counsel complicates matters.
Harvey and Louis are forced to work together to go after an investment firm that ripped off a nonprofit. But Louis, anxious to make a good impression, inadvertently hurts the case. Elsewhere, Mike tries to contain a modern-day Robin Hood whose actions are damaging a client's business.
Harvey takes on an undefeated lawyer from Boston during a class-action lawsuit.
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Mike questions the firing of an executive, whom Harvey dismissed at the request of a client.
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Harvey's former mentor (Gary Cole) turns to his protégé when his office comes under investigation. Elsewhere, Mike and Louis try to settle a mogul's estate in the midst of family clashes; and Jenny worries that Mike is hiding something.
Harvey's efforts to free an innocent man hit a wall when he goes against the new district attorney, who seems more focused on the integrity of the system than justice.