Ben Cahill is a handsome and confident attorney who lives in New Orleans with his beautiful wife Charlotte. After winning one of the biggest cases of his career, his boss, makes him a partner in the most prestigious law firm in New Orleans and hands him the lead on the firm's highest profile case against a corrupt pharmaceutical company. Ben thinks he is on top of the world and nothing could go wrong. But when a mysterious ex-girlfriend from college, Emily, reappears unexpectedly in his life, things start to take a turn for the worst. When Emily is found dead in his bed, Ben quickly sees his life and career spiralling out-of-control as he is drawn into a sick and brutal murder case in which he is the main suspect. All the evidence points to him and there is no place to go. Ben must put his legal skills into practice to investigate what really happened to Emily and clear his name? all while being chased by the police.