Kate and Lauren butt heads when Kate mediates a dispute between her former school and an expelled student. The case takes a turn when charges of sexual harassment surface. Elsewhere, Ben and Justin are at odds over a plea bargain for a performance artist.
A case to determine an aeronautics worker's severance package leads Kate to uncover the real circumstances surrounding the man's dismissal. Elsewhere, Lauren clashes with Ben over his handling of a settlement offer.
Kate takes a case in which the FBI and a hospital are at odds over a liver transplant. The negotiations become more complicated, however, when Kate discovers a patient on the donor list was bumped in order to accommodate the FBI.
In the Season 2 premiere, Kate returns to work and mediates a case between a corporation and a former employee, who claims he was exposed to harmful chemicals on the job. Meanwhile, Kate clashes with a trial lawyer.