Johnny Depp’s legal professional Camille Vasquez makes accomplice after main win

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Johnny Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez made accomplice at her regulation agency Brown Rudnick after scoring a significant win final week within the actor’s defamation case towards ex-wife Amber Heard. 

Worldwide regulation agency Brown Rudnick introduced Vasquez’s promotion Tuesday after she turned a star of the Depp v. Heard trial together with her incisive cross-examination of the “Aquaman” actress.

“I am delighted that Brown Rudnick has given me its full vote of confidence by having me join the partnership,” Vasquez mentioned in an announcement. “I’m proud of the uniquely talented team I’ve had the privilege to lead, which exemplified teamwork and collaboration, and I look forward to continuing to represent Brown Rudnick’s culture of excellence.”

Johnny Depp and attorney Camille Vasquez embrace in court May 17, 2022, setting off romance rumors.

Johnny Depp and legal professional Camille Vasquez embrace in court docket Might 17, 2022, setting off romance rumors.
(Brendan Smialowski/Pool Picture through AP)

Depp supporters clamored on-line for her promotion after she turned an web sensation. Vasquez, 37, expertly grilled Heard on the stand, urgent her on quite a few inconsistencies in her testimony in exchanges that have been usually testy. 

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Rumors additionally swirled that Vasquez was secretly courting Depp after the pair hugged within the Fairfax County Courthouse – however these proved to be false. The legal professional is courting WeWork government Edward Owen.

The 38-year-old Brit met Vasquez in November at London gastropub The Cow, in accordance with the DailyMail. Her nascent relationship with Owen, who lives in England, is lengthy distance.

The pair have been noticed leaving the Ritz-Carlton Thursday in McLean, Virginia – someday after a jury awarded Depp $10.35 million in his defamation case towards his ex-wife. 

The seven-member panel, which sat by way of a bombshell, two-month trial, additionally awarded Heard $2 million in her counterclaim towards Depp.

Vasquez, who makes a speciality of litigation and arbitration, relies on the agency’s Orange County, California, workplace. 

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She was half of a giant workforce of attorneys on the case however performed a lead position alongside veteran litigator Ben Chew. Vasquez, a graduate of Southwestern Legislation Faculty, joined Brown Rudnick as an affiliate in 2018, in accordance with the agency’s web site.

Johnny Depp and Camille Vasquez embrace in the courtroom May 17, 2022.

Johnny Depp and Camille Vasquez embrace within the courtroom Might 17, 2022.
(Brendan Smialowski/Pool Picture through AP)

The agency’s CEO, William Baldiga, mentioned that new companions are normally introduced on the finish of the fiscal yr, however they departed from this custom in gentle of final week’s victory.

“Camille’s performance during the Johnny Depp trial proved to the world that she was ready to take this next step now,” Baldiga mentioned in an announcement. “We are incredibly proud of her and look forward to what she will accomplish as our newest partner.”

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