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Stephen Macht, who plays Professor Gerrard, is the real-life father of Gabriel Macht, who plays Harvey Specter.
The role of Jessica (Gina Torres) was originally written as a male character, but both the studio and the network suggested creator Aaron Korsh change the gender.
Gabriel Macht (Harvey Specter) and Sarah Rafferty (Donna Paulsen) are actually best friends in real life. They have known each other for almost 20 years and he is the one who suggested her for the role of Harvey's loyal and faithful assistant.
In two episodes, Sucker Punch (Season 2, Episode 7), Rewind (Season 2, Episode 8) and (Season 2, Episode 10), Jacinda Barrett made an appearance as Zoe Lawford. Barrett, in real life, is married to Gabriel Macht, who plays Harvey Specter.
Patrick J. Adams (Mike) and Troian Bellisario (Claire) got married on Saturday 10th December 2016.
Gabriel Macht (Harvey Specter) and Patrick J. Adams (Mike Ross) made their directorial debuts in Season 4, with Macht directing Episode 11 and Adams directing Episode 14.
The whole view of the city landscape in the background of the main characters' offices are not real. Rather, they are curtains.
BuddyTV rated this series the second best new show of 2011, just one spot behind Game of Thrones (2011), which was number one.
Meghan Markle (Rachel Zane) and Abigail Spencer (Dana "Scottie" Scott) were both born on the same day, August 4, 1981.
The sharp suits worn by Harvey Specter are the "Windsor" model by American fashion designer Tom Ford. They are characterized by wide peak lapels and a British-style ticket pocket on the jacket. They also occasionally come with a vest/waistcoat to make a three-piece suit.
References to the TV show Game of Thrones (2011) are made in numerous episodes of Suits (2011). Michelle Fairley and Conleth Hill, who both had parts in Game of Thrones (2011), were guest stars in seasons 2 and 3 of Suits (2011).
The favourite show of both Michael Phelps and Charles Barkley. Both expressed their love for the show and were therefore offered roles.
Although the show is set in New York City, Suits is actually shot in Toronto, due to tax credits. The pilot was shot in NYC.
In Season 2, Rachel (Meghan Markle) asked Mike (Patrick J. Adams), "Is it so hard to believe that my father is black?" In real life, it is, in fact, Markle's mother who is black, not her father.
The building used for the Pearson-Hardman law firm is the same used in Orphan Black where Sarah Manning meets Rachel.
The miniature bike Harvey has in his office is the Brough Superior SS100 (1932), made by Minichamps in 1:6 scale. This was the motorcycle T.E. Lawrence, also known as "Lawrence of Arabia," was riding when he was killed.
Meghan Markle's full name is Rachel Meghan Markle. Markle plays Rachel on the show.
D.B. Woodside and Gina Torress, who play lovers on this show, also played lovers in another TV series, 24 (2001).
Louis pronounces Order of the Coif as though it's French ("kwaff"). But lawyers actually say it "koyf."
Every Suits (2011) season, except Season 1, contains a flashback episode.
Harvey Specter received his undergraduate degree from New York University.
Harvey's last name, "Specter," can be scrambled to "respect."
Both Vanessa Ray and Troian Bellisario have played love interests of Patrick J. Adams (Mike Ross). Although the actresses never shared any scenes on Suits (2011), they shared several scenes together on another show, Pretty Little Liars (2010). Adams, who is the real-life fiancé of Bellisario, also appeared on Pretty Little Liars (2010), but he shared no scenes with Bellisario nor Ray.
Gabriel Macht's last name coincidentally means "power" in the Dutch and German language.
Meghan Markle and Wendell Pierce both also appeared in Horrible Bosses (2011).
Amanda Schull(Katrina) was another actor to appear on both Pretty Little Liars (2010) and Suits (2011), along with Troian Bellisario, Vanessa Ray, and Patrick J. Adams. Apart from Adams, she did not share any scenes with Bellisario or Ray in either Suits (2011) nor Pretty Little Liars (2010).
Although Louis Litt was awarded the Order of the Coif from Harvard University, Harvard does not have an Order of the Coif chapter making it impossible for Louis to obtain such an honor.
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Troian Bellisario (Claire), Amanda Schull (Katrina), Vanessa Ray (Jenny) and Andrea Parker (Tory), who have all played characters on this show also, all also appeared in the TV show Pretty Little Liars (2010).
Rick Hoffman played a character in Cellular (2004) similar to his character on this show.
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DB Woodside and Rachel Harris play Jeff Malone and Sheila Sahz respectively but never share a scene. They also star on Lucifer, where many of their scenes are together.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Louis discovers that Mike did not attend Harvard because he did not recognize Louis's Order of the Coif key. However, in real life, Harvard does not have a chapter in the Order of the Coif, so Louis could not have received this honor.
The act of Louis Litt talking to his assistant Norma, despite not showing her character even once, is inspired by the character FBI agent Dale Cooper in the TV series Twin Peaks (1990).
Louis Litt officialy "litt up" sixteen people in the first four seasons.

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