Vasquez with Johnny Depp, during one of the hearings of the media trial. Photo: AP
Camille Vasquezthe attorney who represented Johnny Depp in the libel trial against Amber Heard has been promoted to partner in his law firm, Brown Rudnick, the firm announced.
“Historically, we reserved this announcement for the end of our fiscal year. But Camille’s performance during Johnny Depp’s trial showed the world that she was ready to take the next step now,” said William Baldiga, president and CEO of Brown Rudnick in a press release.
Vasquez distinguished himself at the trial for his interrogative style, sometimes reserved, sometimes aggressive. He guided Depp through his testimony for several days on the stand at the courthouse in Fairfax, Virginia.
The lawyer, after the sentence in favor of Depp. Photo: EFE.
With Heard in the dock in the final days of the trial, Vasquez harassed her repeatedly. with questions that suggested she was a liar and made up scenarios in which she claimed that Depp assaulted her. And in the concluding arguments, Vasquez suggested that Heard had perjured himself and told the jury not to believe him.
The scenes went viral on TikTok and Twitter, where Vasquez gained followers. In the end, his approach worked well in the jury, which reached a verdict that strongly favored Depp.
Vasquez is 37 years old and has been promoted in her law firm. Photo: AFP
Who is Camille Vasquez?
The woman who took on some of the hearings in the trial is a 37-year-old American attorney who is part of the Brown Rudnick international law firm.
According to the group’s website, Vasquez works primarily on plaintiff-side defamation cases, with additional experience in contractual disputes.
Depp’s affectionate greeting to Vasquez. Photo: AP
“Camille is an expert in formulating offensive and defensive litigation strategies for private clients. She also has extensive experience in the parallel management of reputation management and crisis communication issues that arise from these engagements, “her biography details.
During one of his exhibitions. Photo: EFE
The professional, fluent in Spanish, graduated from Southwestern Law School in 2010 and the University of Southern California four years earlier in 2006. Her outstanding work was recognized on the “Ones to Watch” list of the best. 2021 lawyers.
Although there has been talk on social networks that there may be a love story between Depp and Vasquez, there has never been a clue to prove it and TMZ, a medium that specializes in these issues, has confirmed that it is just a rumor.