The Firm (NBC) “Chapter Five” Episode 5

The Firm, “Chapter Five” Episode 5 airs on Thursday January 26 on NBC (10p.m. ET).

Episode Synopsis: Mitch (Josh Lucas) is given the difficult task of defending Judd Grafton (guest star Randal Edwards), 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 (Callum Keith Rennie) to work to find any helpful clues. Meanwhile, Mitch and Abby (Molly Parker), who have been invested in the Althea Sanderson tort case, take a huge risk by enlisitng Kincross & Grant to help them. Natasha Calis stars. Tricia Helfer and Shaun Majumder guest star.

Show Summary: Based on the blockbuster feature film and best-selling novel by world-renowned author John Grisham (“The Pelican Brief,” “The Client”), “The Firm” continues the story of attorney Mitchell McDeere and his family 10 years after the events of the film and novel.

As a young associate, McDeere brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which operated as a front for the Chicago mob — and his life was never the same. After a difficult decade, which included a stay in the Federal Witness Protection program, Mitch 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.

“The Firm” is produced by Entertainment One in association with Sony Pictures Television and Paramount Pictures. The executive producers are Grisham, Lukas Reiter (“Law & Order,” “Boston Legal”), John Morayniss (“Haven,” “Hung”), Michael Rosenberg (“Hung,” “Skins”) and Noreen Halpern (“Rookie Blue,” “Hung”).