The actress will play the recurring part of Ramona, an intelligent attorney with connections in Cook County who will first appear in the season’s fourth episode.
Nielsen joins previously announced guest-star Taye Diggs, who will recur as Dean Levine-Wilkins, a partner at Lockhart/Gardner who decides to join Diane in her move to Florrick/Agos. True Blood’s Carrie Preston will also reprise her Emmy-winning role as Elsbeth Tascioni.
Nielsen is no stranger to (fictional) Chicago politics. Prior to appearing on The Following, she portrayed the wife of the Mayor of Chicago on Boss.
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