But Leslie begins to worry when she has to fire Martin Lavallee, the first employee she hired when her business began to take off. She discovers that he's been undermining her business and plans to leave her firm and take referrals with him. The situation gets worse when Martin files a wrongful dismissal lawsuit. While Leslie fights this, those in power at Tobian begin to harass her. She fears for her business and the welfare of her seven employees.
Egos and Arrogance tells Leslie's story as she struggles to get out from underneath the exploitation of a huge and powerful corporation. To overcome this obstacle, Leslie confronts the memories of this same type of treatment she received as a child. Juggling the emotions of both experiences, Leslie must stay mentally strong to keep from losing everything she has worked to obtain.