Harvey first met Mike while conducting associate recruitment interviews at the Chilton Hotel.
Once again, he and Jessica work closely to get Ava off the hook. Furious with Louis, Harvey confronts him about Donna in the men's room. Instead of playing the role of disciplinarian and scolding Mike for falling back on bad habits and smoking pot, Harvey gets high with him.
However, she is resentful that Harvey would place his needs i. Harvey and Stephen are eventually split on how to handle it and Harvey is faced with the case going to trial as he, Mike and Jessica once again try to save the firm.
Eventually, Harvey's skills as a closer become needed as he continues his fight to assist Jessica in not only keeping the disarray of the firm from Daniel, but ousting him as partner. The joke has yet to be revealed.
After catching Cameron burying evidence on his cases, Harvey decided to leave the District Attorney's office to work at Pearson Hardman, with Donna following right behind him.
InJessica approaches Harvey to find out who is embezzling money from the firm. If he senses that the issue is serious, Harvey will usually hear Mike out and offer advice, even if it means postponing his own plans for the evening.
While Harvey has few personal relationships, he has many client and business relationships, which is usually for his benefit. During the episode " The Other Time " which is referenced in " Asterisk ," it becomes clear during flashbacks that Harvey once tried to pursue Donna but due to her policy of not mixing work with pleasure, she resisted his advances.
Hardman's return sparks a conflict between him and Harvey, though it is clear Harvey is only looking out for Jessica's best interests. But because of inside information she gave to Harvey and Mike to help them beat Jessica, Darby personally fires her.
In addition to being angry that he didn't fight for her the first time around, Donna is also upset about her humiliation on the stand during the in-house trial. According to Donna, this is because "people just don't like that he's right all the time.
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She keeps Harvey's life running like a well-oiled machine, and he rarely if ever forgets it. To date, Donna is one of only two women in Harvey's life he has asked to come back the other one being Scotty. In spite of this, Harvey is not entirely unsympathetic to Louis: He typically abides by a rule of "not caring" because he thinks of it as a weakness to both him and his profession.
He has said that one can never have too many favors in the bank, and he has used his contacts to get him out of tough situations, for example he gave Laurence a Tesla even though he won their agreed upon quiz, claiming it never hurts to have a man who runs a 2 billion dollar hedge fund owe him a favor, after which he convinced him to buy McKernon Motors, to save the company and increase his billables.
In " Blood in the Water ," Harvey must once again help protect the firm, now free from Hardman's influences, from a new crisis. She is absolutely convinced that he is her "ace-in-the-hole," and he is her right-hand man at Pearson Hardman. Match dating the four of them leave, Woodall stops Harvey, telling him that he won't be dropping the case just because Harold didn't talk.
At the end of Season 2 Jessica Blackmails Mike saying that she will reveal his secret if he wins an important case. He also tells Mike that "Louis is cunning, devious, and intelligent. Harvey, for his part, loves Donna just as much—he adores her quick wit, her strength, and her sense of humor, and he deeply respects her.
As Harvey tells Louis Litt, he never tells Donna to do anything—she just does it. She continued to guide his career after graduation.
Harvey is also protective of Mike. He does not trust easily; he either trusts a person completely or not at all. It quickly becomes apparent that Harvey cannot function without Donna, nor does he want to. And when they plot office pranks together against Daniel Hardman and back each other up