Based on the best-selling novel by John Grisham, "The Firm" is a new drama series that continues the story of attorney Mitchell McDeere who, as a young associate 10 years earlier, had brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which had been operating as a front for the Chicago mob. After a difficult decade, which included a stay in the Federal Witness Protection Program, McDeere and his family now emerge from isolation to reclaim their lives and their future -- only to find that past dangers are still lurking and new threats are everywhere. Written by NBC Publicity
After young lawyer Mitchell McDeere exposed the law firm he worked for was a front for the Chicago mob, he and his family found themselves in the Federal Witness Protection Program. Now, a decade later, McDeere, his wife Abby and daughter Claire, begin their efforts to reclaim their lives, which proves to be an uphill battle.
Mitch must defend the son of a partner in his new firm against a murder charge; as Mitch begins working on the Sarah Holt case, he starts to understand why Kinross & Clark brought him on.
Mitch takes the case of a female psychiatrist accused of murdering an ex-patient that had been stalking her. All the while, Mitch also struggles with an eerie feeling that he is being watched and begrudgingly tells Abby and the FEDS.
Mitch is given the difficult task of defending Judd Grafton, a gambler wrongly accused of murder. With Judd continuing to claim his innocence and willing to take the risk of a guilty verdict, Mitch puts Ray to work to find any helpful clues.
Mitch discovers ulterior motives when a judge offers leniency for his client; Claire tries to convince her parents she needs a cell phone; Tammy and Ray continue working on the Sarah Holt case.
Mitch's defense of a new client, Nate Murphy, is complicated when the young man's brother is named as a co-defendant. Running out of time, Mitch must convince Nate to go against his own brother and become a witness for the prosecution. Meanwhile, Tammy turns up the heat on a potential ally, Martin Moxon, to help explain his cryptic clue in the slow evolving Sarah Holt case.
After being cleared as a suspect in the death of Martin Moxon, Mitch is released from jail and immediately finds himself thrown into a new case against a large pharmaceutical company. During a free moment, Mitch visits Sarah Holt in jail, but she refuses to answer any of his questions. Elsewhere, Ray uncovers a clue about Mitch's pursuer on the day of Moxon's death, and Tammy and Abby investigate a mysterious list Moxon left behind.
Mitch and Ray probe the death of a sergeant's son and the case becomes a national security matter; Tammy lands a new job to break new ground in the Sarah Holt case.
Mitch defends a woman accused of kidnapping a baby; Abby suspects that a student is being abused; Ray and Tammy find information concerning the Sarah Holt case; Joey Morolto admits to being the head of the crime family.
Mitch represents a death-row inmate who wants to help the family he wronged in an unusual way; Tammy inherits a house from a deceased aunt, which causes tension with Ray; developments in the Sarah Holt case unfold.
Sarah Holt finally tells Mitch the truth about her case; Mitch makes an mistake that could land a client in jail for life; Tammy asks a hacker to search for clues on Sarah's computer.
Abby and Claire are under Coleman's protection, but Mitch, Ray, and Tammy, who abandoned their evidence against Nobel when they ran from the house, steer clear of the FBI and agree to meet with Andrew. Are they being set up? Tammy is sure that another Nobel client will be murdered today; without backing from his boss, Coleman goes to check it out. With help from a computer genius named Dimitry, Tammy, Mitch, Ray, and Andrew set up an elaborate scheme to get access to a secret room at Kinross & Clark where Nobel files are kept. Kevin Stack proves to be an adversary with extensive resources.
Mitch makes a deal with Kevin Stack to keep Abby safe; the FBI arrests Mitch and Ray; Abby tries to manipulate her captors in a bid to escape.
Mitch and Ray make risky decisions in their bid to expose Kevin Stack and the Noble Insurance conspiracy. Meanwhile, Abby finds herself at the center of things as Stack and Alex Clark endeavor to evade justice.
Abby takes the stand in the government's case against Kevin Stack while Mitch tries to learn the details of Stack's master plan.
Mitch defends a young woman charged with solicitation and learns that she is harboring a dangerous secret. Elsewhere, Abby and Claire embark on a trip to Kentucky to visit Abby's parents.
When Mitch defends a renowned novelist accused of murder, his client's famously unstable nature threatens to destroy the case. Back in her hometown, Abby forms a bond with Dr. Wilson that goes beyond the normal doctor-patient relationship.
Joey Morolto asks Mitch to defend his best friend on a murder charge and in return Joey won't kill Mitch and his family.
An incident from a client's college days becomes problematic for Mitch; Abby must decide if she can work for Joey Morolto Jr.
Jury selection begins in the Patrick Walker case, and Joey Morolto Jr. tries a deadly scheme in a bid to regain control of his mob family.
On the day of Ray and Tammy's wedding, a new enemy threatens to destroy the joyous family occasion. As Patrick Walker's trial begins, Mitch makes a startling discovery that the conspiracy surrounding the case goes deeper than just the mob.