The long-untitled project, from UCP, Suits creator and executive producer Aaron Korsh and executive producer Daniel Arkin, is centered on powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres) as she adjusts to the dirty world of Chicago politics.
Co-starring alongside Torres are Simon Kassianides, Morgan Spector, Bethany Joy Lenz, Chantel Riley, Isabel Arraiza and Eli Goree
The spinoff was introduced in the Season 7 finale of Suits, which served as a backdoor pilot.
Doug Liman, David Bartis and Gene Klein of Hypnotic and Torres also executive produce. Arkin serves as showrunner on the series, set to debut this year. Kevin Bray exec produces and directed the pilot.