Harvey is suspicious when a client, Trent Devon, suddenly decides to not let his company go public, while also expressing reservations about retaining Pearson Hardman. Allison Holt, who is working for the rival firm Bratton-Gould, makes a professional attack on Pearson Hardman, and begins to lure away the firm's best associates. Louis and Mike have to face Harvey's wrath for their previous actions. Louis takes his frustrations out on Harold, and when the firm loses a client on a case assigned to Harold, Louis fires him in front of everyone. Louis then considers leaving Pearson Hardman altogether, and meets with Allison.