Samantha plans to impress Robert by poaching client from her old boss Eric Caldor, but he backs her into a corner by threatening to reveal that she once buried evidence, which she did to keep an innocent woman out of jail. Samantha plans to silence Eric's smoking Gun, Betty Palmer, a former colleague of hers who tried to stop her back in the day and whose career Samantha destroyed in response. Samantha has to accept defeat when Harvey, who has been helping out on the case, puts his foot down and refuses to let her once again destroy Betty's life. Louis is thrown for a loop when Sheila's top fertility specialist turns out to be his high school bully, making him turn to Lipschitz for guidance. After a mistake of hers costs Alex a client despite calling in all possible favors, Gretchen contemplates retiring.