Britney Spears in talks with former federal prosecutor to represent her in conservatorship case

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(CNN)Britney Spears is consulting with Mathew Rosengart, a erstwhile national prosecutor, astir perchance representing her successful her conservatorship battle, a root acquainted with the substance tells CNN.

Samuel D. Ingham was archetypal appointed by the tribunal arsenic counsel to Spears astatine the opening of her conservatorship successful 2008. He submitted a petition to resign connected July 6.

During tribunal testimony past month, Spears stated that she wanted to prime her ain attorney. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny is expected to see the singer's petition for caller counsel astatine a proceeding Wednesday.

    "I haven't truly had the accidental by my ain aforesaid to really handpick my ain lawyer," Spears said during a proceeding connected Jun. 23. "I would similar to beryllium capable to bash that."

      Rosengart had nary remark erstwhile reached by CNN connected Monday.

        TMZ and The New York Times were archetypal to study the quality implicit the weekend.

        Rosengart is presently a shareholder with litigation steadfast Greenberg Traurig. He has represented Steven Spielberg, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Sean Penn successful the past.

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