Mike is arrested for fraud and is offered a deal if he gives up Harvey. Rachel is in a tough spot after her father finds out. Harvey is forced to represent Mike but keep up appearances that he has resigned to appease Charles Forstman.
Harvey returns to the firm and Mike urges the firm to go on the offensive. The prosecutor uses Donna's father as leverage against Harvey. Louis figures out who wrote the email against Mike. Jessica turns to Jeff Malone for help in the case.
Mike is furious when Anita Gibbs tries to scare Rachel into making a deal, while he turns to Dana to help save Harvey. A scathing newspaper article damages the firm's reputation, leaving Jack and Louis to resort to desperate measures.
Jessica and Harvey try to convince Mike not to represent himself at trial, but Anita Gibbs blindsides them again at the last minute. Louis is concerned about his own culpability after he finds out that Shelia's secret location is found.
Mike takes a deal, but he has big plans for Rachel before he goes to prison. Harvey goes to the jury foreman to find out if Mike made the right choice. Robert Zane uses the deal as leverage to try to blow up Pearson Specter Litt.
On his first night in prison, Mike creates a big problem for himself and Harvey. Meanwhile, Jessica, Harvey and Louis are left to deal with the aftermath of Mike's decision and the departure of the entire firm's staff.
Harvey and Sean Cahill launch a plan to get Mike to take a deal, but Harvey calls an audible at the last minute. Rachel takes a case involving a death row inmate. Jessica steps in to settle a dispute between Louis and their new tenant.
The plan to get Mike out early becomes more complicated when Harvey and Sean Cahill become opposing counsel. Rachel needs a new sponsor for her death row case. Louis needs Donna's help buying a summer home to get a woman.
Jessica makes a play for Sutter's business that could jeopardize Mike's deal, and Kevin's confession creates a rift between him and Mike. Meanwhile, Rachel catches a break in her death row case, and Louis has to get a Hamptons home ASAP.
New developments threaten the deals to get both Mike and Frank Gallo out of prison, forcing Mike and Harvey to improvise. Rachel disagrees with Jessica's strategy in the Leonard Bailey case. Louis gets another round of bad news from Tara.
Even with Mike now out of prison, the partners face a crisis that could be a death blow to the firm. Rachel and Jessica call a trick play in the Leonard Bailey trial. Louis contemplates his next move with Tara after another bombshell.