Harvey asks Mike to find a loophole so that he can oust the incoming CEO of a motor company he represents, while Louis puts outrageous demands on Mike as he tries to make arrangements for the Rookie Dinner.
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 must fire an accountant for falsifying his credentials, but Mike finds a more sinister motive for his termination and becomes concerned about his own employment. Meanwhile, Louis thinks he's found his future wife.
Harvey is threatened with disbarment if he doesn't testify against his old mentor in the DA's office. Meanwhile, Harvey wagers Mike's services in a bet with Louis, and Mike goes out on an awkward double date.
In the first-season finale, Harvey tries to free an innocent man,Clifford Danner (Neil Brown Jr.), but hits a wall when he goes to the district attorney (Chi McBride), who seems more focused on preserving the system than seeking justice. Elsewhere, Trevor causes problems for Mike when he shows up on his doorstep.