Long story short, the insurance company files Elsbeth Tascioni dropped on Alicia, creating today's conflict of interest, were for a company called North Guard Insurance, which provides liability coverage to employees of Martinel Security working in Afghanistan, which includes Danny Marwat.
Elsbeth Tascioni, literally: "It's that company that has the alligator in their commercials. Have you seen those? They're so funny!"
Bob Balaban: "When did you take North Guard as a client, Mrs. Florrick? And did Ms. Tascioni bring you this client?"
Alicia: "Yeah, it was kind of amazing."
Alicia then does the funniest thing she has ever done in the history of the show, you should just watch the clip, here it is actually. I have probably watched it forty times already this week.
Alicia: "She said, I need help on this insurance case. I'm swamped. Look at all this paper."
See, in a recap it's just not the most funny thing but in reality it super was. Bob Balaban gets his panties twisted all up and Elsbeth Tascioni goes, "I think the courts have shown a certain, let's say, affinity to corporations like North Guard and their rights. The Supreme Court has even insisted on their personhood. My guess is they won't look kindly on your attempt to infringe on their attorney-client privilege." Alicia has now completely fallen in love with Elsbeth Tascioni, which makes total sense because she's the only person who is authentic in her entire life and still manages to get shit done, but it just makes Elsbeth Tascioni blush. I think maybe she is the caterpillar with all the feet and if she stops to think about how she does it, she won't be able to do it anymore.
Lieutenant Matthew Curt, Army intelligence officer, authorized the use of enhanced interrogation techniques on Danny -- but Zschau objects that this is only material to the civil case, which is dropped and thus the circumstances of his detention are no longer relevant. The response to this -- that Zschau claims to have evidence against Danny and they need to know where it came from, overrules the objection: Without Curt offering any reason for the interrogation, the arrest and its ensuing interrogation are inadmissible. But Zschau and Curt stick to the same old Classified Information Procedures Act, and so their case is dismissed. Done. Boom.