Canterbury's Law is an American legal drama created by Dave Erickson and executive produced by Denis Leary, Jim Serpico, Walon Green and Mike Figgis, who also directed the pilot. The series revolves around Elizabeth Canterbury (portrayed by Julianna Margulies), a rebellious female defense attorney who's willing to bend the law in order to protect the wrongfully accused. A rising star, she puts her career on the line to take on risky and unpopular cases, even when they take a toll on her personal life.