Gene Hackman and Mary Elizabeth Mostrantonio are father and daughter - and legal adversaries in a bitter class action suit! Gene Hackman is Jedediah Tucker Ward a brilliant and famous civil liberties lawyer who has dedicated his life to seeking justice for underdogs and lost causes. Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio is Maggie, his estranged and equally brilliant daughter, new in line for partnership at one of th elite corporate law firms her father despises. A court of law becomes a battleground for their rivalry when they face each other as opposing attorneys in a multi-million dollar lawsuit involving a potentially defective auto design. More than money is at stake. The case may involve high-level corporate corruption and violations of legal ethics. Pursuing the truth may endanger their careers - or their lives! The battle ends in a suspense-filled trial that puts father against daughter, and justice against victory. Only one can win.