Season 4

Episode Guide

I Fought the Law

S4 E1
Sep 30, 2012
A state trooper targets Zach, putting Alicia on the offensive; Kalinda decides to face her problems; Diane and Will explore the firm's financial issues.

And the Law Won

S4 E2
Oct 07, 2012
As the firm undergoes budget and staff cuts, Will hopes his first postsuspension case will result in a big payday; Alicia unexpectedly helps Peter's campaign.

Two Girls, One Code

S4 E3
Oct 14, 2012
Will and Alicia represent an Internet startup in a lawsuit against a search engine that may be manipulating results; Eli tries to avoid a possible scandal for Peter's campaign.

Don't Haze Me, Bro

S4 E4
Oct 21, 2012
An opposing lawyer keeps Alicia and Diane on their toes by constantly changing tactics; Eli is successful in protecting Peter's image.

Waiting for the Knock

S4 E5
Oct 28, 2012
When Lemond Bishop's accountant is arrested, Diane and Alicia must determine if the feds are going after his drug money or legal businesses; Nick causes more trouble for Kalinda.

The Art of War

S4 E6
Nov 04, 2012
Alicia defends a female military officer who says a civilian contractor tried to rape her in Afghanistan; an unexpected obstacle pops up in Peter's quest for the governorship.

Anatomy of a Joke

S4 E7
Nov 11, 2012
During a trip to Washington, D.C., Cary has an uncomfortable reunion with his father (John Shea); a former client asks Alicia for help; Will and Diane questions Clarke's most recent strategy.

Here Comes the Judge

S4 E8
Nov 18, 2012
Will thinks a judge is biased against his client; Grace is affected by a classmate's death and falls for a questionable guy; Zach tries to help Peter's campaign; Kalinda is suspicious of Nick.

A Defense of Marriage

S4 E9
Nov 25, 2012
A famous, liberal lawyer hijacks Diane and Alicia's latest case; when Alicia's mother (Stockard Channing) visits for Thanksgiving, she seeks legal support.

Battle of the Proxies

S4 E10
Dec 02, 2012
While Will defends a man accused of murder, Alicia tries to help by assisting a prosecutor in another county who is trying a different man for the same crime; the Justice Department puts heat on Eli; Nick takes action that forces Kalinda's hand.

Boom De Yah Da

S4 E11
Jan 06, 2013
Louis Canning's attempts to delay a deposition could complicate Will's latest and potentially lucrative case; Diane and Will have a face-off with Clarke.

Je Ne Sais What?

S4 E12
Jan 13, 2013
Will, Diane and Alicia help Elsbeth Tascioni (Carrie Preston) when she is arrested; Eli and Jordan give Peter conflicting pieces of advice.

The Seven Day Rule

S4 E13
Jan 27, 2013
Alicia is presented with a career-changing offer that includes a substantial financial risk; Diane and Will confront their creditors; Eli and Jordan don't agree on a possible attack on Maddie's campaign.

Red Team/Blue Team

S4 E14
Feb 17, 2013
Office politics heat up when Will and Diane ask Cary and Alicia to face them in a mock trial; Eli tries to maintain his position on Peter's campaign.

Going for the Gold

S4 E15
Mar 03, 2013
The Justice Department refuses to say who will testify against Eli; Elsbeth takes Assistant U.S. Attorney Josh Perrotti to civil court in an attempt to get answers; Jordan helps Peter with debate prep; Alicia's relationships evolve.

Runnin' With the Devil

S4 E16
Mar 10, 2013
Alicia questions the motives of the lawyer (Wallace Shawn) she is asked to work with on Lemond Bishop's case; Kalinda trains a new investigator; Cary makes a move.

Invitation to an Inquest

S4 E17
Mar 17, 2013
Alicia and Will's latest case leads to an inquest at the coroner's office, where a strict rule dictates that they can ask only three questions per witness; Cary's father brings new business to the firm; Eli plots against Jordan.

Death of a Client

S4 E18
Mar 24, 2013
After an erratic and litigious client is murdered, Alicia learns that someone close to her may also be in danger; Mike Kresteva (Matthew Perry) and Peter vie for an important endorsement; Diane receives an offer.

The Wheels of Justice

S4 E19
Mar 31, 2013
When a Supreme Court ruling could result in a life sentence for Colin Sweeney, Will and Alicia rush to trial unprepared; Diane re-evaluates her relationship with Kurt McVeigh.

Rape: A Modern Perspective

S4 E20
Apr 14, 2013
A hacker group brings the trial of an accused rapist to the Internet; Diane is vetted for a Supreme Court seat; Robyn draws Kalinda's suspicion.

A More Perfect Union

S4 E21
Apr 21, 2013
As a favor to her mother, Alicia represents software coders in a contract dispute; Peter asks Alicia to renew their wedding vows.

What's in the Box?

S4 E22
Apr 28, 2013
When Zach thinks he has witnessed vote tampering, Will, Alicia and Diane race to a series of emergency court proceedings on the night of the gubernatorial election; an unexpected source offers to help Cary start his own firm.