With Alicia's career on the rise, she struggles to hide her affair with her boss, Will Gardner, as her husband prepares to run for governor. However, her future starts to look uncertain with her firm facing possible bankruptcy and Will facing indictment for a past crime.
The fifth season of the American television legal and political drama. Besides worrying about her imminent departure, Alicia just became First Lady of Illinois and must try saving a man on death row. As always, she still has to buy orange juice for her kids.
Diane is planning to retire from her firm to join Florrick Agos while Eli encourages Alicia to run for state's attorney. But everything is forestalled when Cary is arrested on serious drug charges.
As Alicia investigates Kalinda's absence, her marriage to Peter faces a crisis as he gets investigated for another corruption charge, leaving Alicia to pick up the pieces once again.