Amber Heard Hires New Lawyers For Johnny Depp Trial Verdict Appeal

Amber Heard is switching up her legal team to lead her appeal to overturn the defamation suit she lost against ex-husband Johnny Depp. A spokesperson for the 36-year-old announced on Monday that Heard hired David L. Axelrod and Jay Ward Brown of Ballard Spahr to lead, with Ben Rottenborn continuing as co-counsel. Elaine Charlson Bredehoft, who represented the actress during the six-week trial, is stepping down.