Young Pete Roselli’s partnership in his big New York City law firm has unforeseen and tempestuous consequences for his office romance. But there is an upside: his mentor puts him in charge of a mammoth, secret and perhaps even fraudulent real estate deal that will make all the partners wildly rich but completely subservient.
Meanwhile, an ambitious, feminist District Attorney suspects Pete of legal misconduct and an unfortunate incident between Pete and his secretary may give the D.A. the toehold she needs to bring him down.
Unaware of his danger, Pete escorts an attractive but slightly crazy young woman to the firm’s Annual Outing, where he eavesdrops on some confidential performance reviews with nightmarishly comical results.