They battle a society infected with arrogance, greed, jealousy and lust.
Tom Barrett, the brilliant young lawyer, lands a job at the most prestigious law firmknown for hiring only top law school grads. Although his working-class roots wouldhave precluded him from being considered, Tom’s ambition impresses the partners, except for one senior partner. A master at manipulating people, John Lawton seeks to undermine Tom, even if it means taking down the firm’s top client. With every success, John grows more resolved to destroy Tom’s career. Determined to derail his rise in the firm, John has set the ultimate ploy to finally take him down.
In his personal life, Tom constantly battles his inner desires for the forbidden love, Ellen Walsh. The more he attempts to repress his feelings, the more he is drawn to her; the beautiful woman he has yearned for since college. Little does he know she struggles with her own demons. The more she fights to save her marriage, the more it crumbles. Each meeting, each encounter with Tom, stirs up her hidden desires.