Harvey's vision for the future of Pearson Hardman clashes with Jessica's when a British firm offers a tempting proposition, leaving them both to make up their minds on what direction to take with their careers. A confession from Mike sets his and Rachel's relationship upon a new path.
Harvey Spector and Mike have a major falling out when Jessica Pearson decides to extort Mike into destroying a document that would have prevented the merger with Darby from happening. Mike received this document from Scotty. Once Jessica found out about the document, she showed Darby, who proceeded to fire Scotty. Harvey lost all faith and loyalty in Mike for not going to him about Jessica's threat. Later, Mike admits to Rachel that he was a fraud and had never attended Harvard Law School. Rachel is furious and slaps him, though they end up having sex.
- Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter
- Patrick J. Adams as Mike Ross
- Rick Hoffman as Louis Litt
- Meghan Markle as Rachel Zane
- Sarah Rafferty as Donna Paulsen
- Gina Torres as Jessica Pearson