On The Good Wife episode “Lies,” while Governor Peter Florrick (Chris Noth) is about to be destroyed by his former Chief of Staff Eli Gold (Alan Cumming), Peter’s “Good Wife” Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) is fighting a good fight in court. With her new partner Lucca Quinn (Cush Jumbo), Alicia defends a woman (Anna Wood) who was fired from a technology company because she failed a polygraph test. The defendant’s attorney is Andrea Stephens.
Attorney Andrea Stephens is portrayed by Christine Lahti. She is known for her recurring roles on Law & Order: SVU (Executive ADA Sonya Paxton), Hawaii Five-0 (Doris McGarrett), and Chicago Hope (Dr. Kathryn Austin). Lahti is also recognized for her empowering roles in the films Swing Shift with Goldie Hawn, Housekeeping based on the Marilynne Robinson novel, and Sidney Lumet’s Running on Empty with Judd Hirsch and the late River Phoenix. The Good Wife airs Sundays at 9:30pm on CBS.