Amber Heard Has hired new legal counsel to represent her.

Less than a month after filing a motion to appeal the verdict in her ex-husband Johnny DeppThe actress was acquitted in a defamation suit. Ballard Spahr has been hired as her chief appellate counsel.

Heard’s legal team is headed by David L. AxelrodAnd Jay Ward Brown, who previously defended the New York TimesAgainst Sarah PalinThis year, he was sued for defamation.

CelebHomes News received a statement from the attorneys stating that Ms. Heard is welcome to be represented in the appeal. The case has important First Amendment implications. We are confident that the appellate court will properly apply the law without regard to popular opinion, reverse Ms. Heard’s judgment, and affirm the fundamental principles of Freedom of Speech. 

Ben RottenbornFollowing her summer defamation case, Heard will be represented as co-counsel. However, Elaine Charlson BredehoftShe announced her intention to step down.