Original air date: 10/12/2010 Runtime: 43:39 min. A multi-million dollar malicious prosecution suit leads to an explosive confrontation between Alicia and Glenn Childs. Meanwhile, Alicia's brother, Owen, visits after his questionable remarks about Peter goes viral online and makes Eli apoplectic.
Original air date: 10/26/2010 Runtime: 43:37 min. Alicia and the partners must decide whether to take on the case of a VIP massage therapist who accuses a Nobel Peace Prize winner of sexual assault. Meanwhile, Peter and Eli try to figure out what Wendy's candidacy means for their campaign.
Original air date: 11/09/2010 Runtime: 43:30 min. Alicia, Diane and Will must regroup when they're caught off-guard by a brilliant disabled attorney, Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox), who uses his condition to sway a jury during a test case for a huge class action suit against a pharmaceutical company. Meanwhile, Peter's campaign is at a loss as to what to do with rising star Wendy Scott-Carr, and Kalinda reaches out to a former friend, Donna Seabrook, to tell her to stop spilling her secrets to Blake.
Original air date: 11/16/2010 Runtime: 43:38 min. Alicia is on the road to successfully arguing that her teenaged pop star client, Sloan, is innocent of a DUI, until Cary drops a bombshell that could ruin the starlet's career and life. Meanwhile, Peter's campaign hits a snag when the Democratic Committee tells him to drop out of the race.
Original air date: 11/23/2010 Runtime: 43:42 min. When the government accuses an alderman of taking a campaign bribe from a Muslim extremist group, the team reviews hours of wiretap evidence to mount his defense, and Alicia is startled to discover that some of the tapes pertain to her.
Original air date: 12/14/2010 Runtime: 43:40 min. When Alicia gets a vague tip from a courthouse clerk in the appeal case of a death row inmate, the law firm races to secure a stay of execution. Meanwhile, Peter Florrick prepares for his first debate with Glenn Childs and Wendy Scott-Carr.
Original air date: 01/18/2011 Runtime: 43:21 min. When Will fears his client is not getting a fair trial because the judge is biased toward him, the law firm hires a jury consultant, who claims to predict a case's outcome by reading people's expressions. Meanwhile, Will uncovers information about Bond's intent for the firm.
Original air date: 02/01/2011 Runtime: 43:18 min. When Alicia's client confesses under duress to murdering a fellow prison inmate, Cary's team seeks to challenge by uncovering an unlikely connection between the two inmates. Meanwhile, Wendy Scott-Carr threatens to expose a Florrick family issue in hopes of forcing Peter to drop out of the race.
Original air date: 02/08/2011 Runtime: 43:40 min. As Alicia races against Louis Canning to round up the most clients for an Erin Brockovich-style class action lawsuit, a mole is detected in the law firm who seems to be working for Canning. Meanwhile, Diane and Will must put their coup on hold as Derrick brings in a Super PAC as a client.
Original air date: 02/22/2011 Runtime: 43:20 min. Diane represents her on-again, off-again love interest, ballistics expert Kurt McVeigh, when he is sued for testimony he gave in the murder trial of an accused cop killer who was recently exonerated. Meanwhile, Eli has a personal interest in Natalie Flores, Wendy Scott-Carr's illegal nanny.
Original air date: 03/01/2011 Runtime: 43:40 min. The law firm of Lockhart, Gardner and Bond sues a social networking site on behalf of a Chinese dissident, who posted an anonymous blog about democracy in China, and was jailed and tortured by the Chinese government when the site failed to protect his anonymity and turned over his IP address. Meanwhile, Eli gets a tip that he hopes will drive Childs out of the race, and Will and Diane hope to wrestle the firm away from Derrick Bond once and for all.
Original air date: 03/29/2011 Runtime: 43:21 min. On behalf of the victim's daughter, the law firm sues a convicted murderer who is profiting from a song he wrote describing his crime. Meanwhile, Eli anonymously uses the firm to help Natalie Flores and her family with their legal troubles.
Original air date: 04/05/2011 Runtime: 43:42 min. To Lockhart/Gardner's disbelief, Louis Canning returns to face off against Alicia once again when the firm represents families of workers who committed suicide due to miserable working conditions. Meanwhile, Cary finds out shocking information about Kalinda.
Original air date: 05/03/2011 Runtime: 43:38 min. Lockhart/Gardner defends a patient in a liver transplant case against rival attorney Patti Nyholm; however, the case takes a turn when Patti is fired from her law firm and asks Lockhart/Gardner to represent her. Meanwhile, Alicia deals with emotional fallout from Peter's one-night stand with Kalinda.
Original air date: 05/10/2011 Runtime: 43:42 min. Lockhart/Gardner defends Stephanie Engler, the owner of an adultery Web site, after one of her users is murdered; however, the civil case turns criminal when the murder is pinned on Stephanie. Alicia goes ballistic on Kalinda about her one-night stand with Peter, causing Kalinda to contemplate leaving the firm.