They say the first year of law school is the hardest. After taking Professor Annalise Keating's class at Middleton University, the Keating 5 were pushed to their limits as their values, convictions, dreams and even truths about themselves were revealed to be as dark as the law and justice system they're trying to learn. Following the aftermath of the murder mystery cover up that Wes Gibbins, Connor Walsh, Michaela Pratt and Laurel Castillo were involved in, they each fear the worst when Rebecca Sutter escapes from under their watch. Unbeknownst to them, she is found dead by Annalise and her trusted associate Frank Delfino, creating an entirely new murder and undoubtedly, a new web of lies and suspects.
Annalise and her students must move on with their lives as though nothing has happened, but the students are still reeling over Rebecca’s disappearance. Only Annalise and Frank know that Rebecca was murdered and the two are determined to find out who killed her. Annalise decides she wants to take on a new client, a brother and sister who are accused of killing their parents. An old friend surprises Annalise at home and teaches her a valuable lesson.
Annalise and her team are blindsided when investigators try to pin a new charge on the wealthy siblings she’s been hired to represent. Things for Annalise become even more difficult when she’s brutally cross-examined on the witness stand during Nate’s preliminary hearing.
When Annalise takes on a new client, the team must investigate a very high end sex club to get answers. Annalise is still representing the siblings accused of killing their parents, but the case takes a turn for the worse when a new motive surfaces, and Wes teams up with an unexpected ally.
When a teenager is found murdered in the woods, Annalise and her team is hired to represent an unlikely suspect named in the case. Asher comes across a shocking confession, and Wes learns new information about Rebecca’s disappearance.
Asher discovers not everything is what it seems when you work for Annalise. Frank is presented with a situation that hits close to home, and Wes’ search to find out more about Rebecca’s disappearance culminates into an explosive confrontation.
Annalise takes on a new client, a transgender professor accused of killing her husband. The Keating 5 are left to handle the Hapstall case and they discover a shocking new suspect.
Annalise and the team are hired to represent a client accused of badgering somebody to the point of suicide. Eve returns to defend Nate after ADA Sinclair serves him for a possible new murder charge, and Bonnie learns about what happened at Trotter Lake.
Philip makes a threatening move and ADA Sinclair may have figured out a way to take down Annalise. Catherine and Caleb are forced to make a life changing decision.
ADA Sinclair discovers a break in her favor in the Hapstall case, but her actions result in a deadly outcome as details are revealed about the night Annalise was shot, including the person responsible for pulling the trigger.
A few weeks have passed since Wes shot Annalise. Wes and The Keating 5 deal with the fallout from that night, as Annalise is faced with a complicated road to recovery.
Tensions in the Keating household run high, as each student struggles in their own way trying to return to normalcy. In a flashback, we’ll learn new details about Annalise’s past.
With Philip still out there, Annalise tries to keep the team from panicking and get one step ahead of Philip’s threats. Wes and Laurel start putting the pieces of Wes’ mothers death together, but some things just aren’t adding up on.
Annalise moves forward with a plan to protect the team from Philip but the risk involved may prove to be too dangerous. Wes continues to search for new information regarding his mother’s death. In flashback, the Mahoney case takes a drastic turn for Annalise’s client.
The Keating 5 are called into questioning by A.D.A Denver about the night Emily Sinclair was murdered. Caleb goes missing as the manhunt for Philip intensifies. In flashback, Annalise’s tactics in the Mahoney case leads to a devastating result.