2007, 5 seasons to date
Crime / Drama / Mystery
By Glenn Kessler
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Patty receives a mysterious threat at her office in the form of a live grenade that could destroy her case against Arthur Frobisher, who continues to be informed of Patty's movements. Meanwhile, Ellen continues to struggles with the demands of her new job at Hewes and Associates which take up hers and David's time which leads him to having a meeting of minds with the daughter of a patient at the hospital where he works. Flashing forward to six weeks: Ellen tries to tell the pompous and skeptical police that someone tried to murder her in Patty Hewes' apartment the ...
Katie is getting ready for her upcoming deposition in the Frobisher case unaware that her former boyfriend, Gregory Malina, is working with Ray Fiske and is deliberately withholding information that could be even more important than Katie's. Flashing forward into the future: Ellen is charged with murdering David.
Ellen begins to explore Patty's relationship with Daniel Purcell. He was a witness in a big case 10 years before and Patty tore him to shreds during his deposition. Ellen begins to wonder if Patty paid him off but their relationship goes back much further and is much more meaningful than that of client and solicitor. As Patty has decided not to take on the child medical care case, the FBI want Ellen to slow down a bit as they are afraid Patty might get wind of what is going on. They also remind Ellen that this kind of sting may take years to come to fruition. Purcell ...
Patty's investigators track down the missing ring and a security camera provides them with a photo of the man who pawned it. The police soon make an arrest and Daniel Purcell identifies him as the man who attacked him and killed his wife. Patty's hopes of forcing the company to reveal its doctored environmental reports are dashed when Purcell, under oath, inexplicably refuses to accuse them of fraud. Tom and Ellen travel south to find journalist Josh Reston. They soon realize that they are dealing with powerful foes that will use every opportunity to stop them.
Patty Hewes races to prevent a key witness in the Tobin case from fleeing the country. Ellen learns a dark family secret.
Patty Hewes grills Louis Tobin about his fraud, while Joe Tobin is faced with a decision that will determine his family's fate forever.
Ellen files the High Star case. She also discovers the motive behind Chris' missions after taking his deposition. Meanwhile, Erickson offers Patty a settlement. And Patty searches for Michael in Boston with the help of Detective Victor Huntley.
Ellen meets Nasim Marwat, the son of Chris' Afghan contact. Erickson decides to torture Chris for information about the possibility of an intelligence breach. Patty discovers important information that High Star extracts terror suspects for the CIA and recruits her mentor Bill Herndon (Judd Hirsch) to investigate the company.
Patty (Glenn Close) looks to prove that Rachel Walling's late mother committed suicide after meeting with cyber-hacker Channing McClaren. And as Ellen (Rose Byrne) struggles to defend the shadowy McClaren, she's surprised to learn of her mother's problems at home.
Ellen (Rose Byrne) and Patty (Glenn Close) face off in a bidding war after a mysterious computer hacker offers them information pertaining to the McClaren wrongful death lawsuit. Meanwhile, family drama dogs Ellen after her mother leaves her husband.