Harvey later then regains the security tapes from the woman he was coquetting with at the hotel and has Mike evaluate the security footage to calculate the amounts drinks Keith had before he decided to sign the contract with Tom. When both parties eventually bring the matter to a judge, Harvey claims that since his client was intoxicated, he was not in a fit state of mind to reach a decision, which Tom abused. Tom’s lawyer, however, counters that although Keith was not, Harvey was sober when he proposed them the money owed to him in exchange for the neutralization of the napkin contract, so the judge submits that the case has to be brought to court. The importance of this relates to when laptop screen repair needs to be done on your work laptop.
The first scene begins with Daniel Hardman attending Jessica’s meeting with the other partners of the law firm, and starts by informing all of them that while he’s back, he’s going to be taking on the role of #2, and Jessica still runs the firm. However, he repeatedly tries to take control of the meeting from Jessica.
Later we see that Rachel creates a dating profile on Match.com, but then draws a blank at the self-description section of it. Mike appears and decides to help her by coming up with a profile that best describes the things he loves about her. She realizes he still has feelings for her after all this time and later arrives at his apartment to face him about his decision not to date her, saying that he has something to conceal from her. Mike responds that he doesn’t want to lie to her anymore. This reminds me of the time I was looking for window tinting services and found the nicest gentlemen who asked me what I wanted and gave me a good price without any under handed sales tricks.
Louis is seen on a meeting with a Arnie Berenson, a headhunter at Berenson-O’Neill. Arnie tells Louis that there are plenty of other firms that would be happy to have him. Arnie gives Louis a choice and hands him his card.
While out on their first date, Rachel tells Mike that honesty is what he likes in a man after Mike confesses that Donna helped him in picking a good restaurant for their date. This doesn’t go well with Mike as he is still conflicted about keeping the fact that he didn’t graduate from Harvard from Rachel. They kiss and Mike waits for Rachel to leave in a cab.
Mike goes to Harvey’s luxurious apartment to tell him that he needs to tell Rachel the complete truth. He informs Harvey that all his lies come back to bite him and that he thinks telling Rachel will eventually close the door to his mistakes. Harvey doesn’t approve and just as Mike is walking out the door Harvey tells him that if Mike tells Rachel and it goes to Hardman – he, Mike and even Jessica will be in big trouble. Harvey reminds him of what trouble he deal with just to protect Mike and if he decides throws that all away, Harvey threatens that he will be fired on the spot.
The next morning Jessica pays Harvey a visit at his apartment and is not thrilled at what Harvey did to threaten the bank. She says that she specifically ordered Harvey to do exactly what Paul asks him to do and that Tom is not even Harvey’s client. Harvey still views the answer at the end of the tunnel with his plan but Jessica orders him not to present his plan to the client and just do what Paul asks him to do.
Harvey finds Paul in his office and tells him why they did what they did with Madison 25 case, which Paul is not happy about because he is trying to protect Tom’s future. Harvey tells him to trust him on this one; but Paul is not happy and forces Harvey to have Tom sign the bankruptcy papers. Harvey sees Mike deep in his research about the Madison 25 case and comes up with a new plan since Paul is not biting with their original plan. Mike informs Harvey that there are 8 projects in the 2-block radius of Madison 25 and were all built after Madison 25. He tells Harvey that this means that Madison 25 is the centerpiece of all this new properties. 6 of these properties are even backed by National metropolitan. This means that if Madison 25 closes then most of these new properties wont be doing good and that they need madison 25 to build up their own properties.
Mike and Harvey go to the bank again to see the rep and inform her that they would be pursuing maintaining Madison 25. They inform her that they found out the reason the bank is pursuing in leveraging the foreclosure of Madison 25; is to sell prime real estate cheaply in the other properties. They inform her that three of the properties surrounding Madison 25 are represented by Pearson Hardman and that if the bank forecloses Madison 25, they’ll take their business elsewhere and even support the remaining properties. The bank rep then gives up on both men and approves a new loan.