"Alienation of Affection" is the twelfth episode of the third season of The Good Wife and the fifty-eighth episode overall. The story was by Corinne Brinkerhoff. It was directed by Michael Zinberg.


The firm is being sued for $44 million by a divorced couple who have now reconciled and who lost that amount when their assets were divided with some of them sold off at a loss.

Alicia's career may be in jeopardy when the firm is unable to locate a key document she was responsible for filing in their database. When David Lee finds a copy of the document Alicia isn't sure it's the original document. Help comes in the form of the process server in the case who has an interest in Diane.

In view of the State's Attorney investigation, Will is looking to hire a lawyer and he decides on Elsbeth Tascioni who represented Alicia during her troubles with the Treasury Department monitor. He hires her and she decides to put pressure on the Special Prosecutor, Wendy Scott-Carr.

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  • Greg Hildreth as Gary
  • Gerritt Vandermeer as Jason Cline

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