Hollywood, law firms battling to hire Camille Vasquez after Johnny Depp trial

Hollywood, law firms battling to hire Camille Vasquez after Johnny Depp trial

Johnny Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez has been flooded with provides from Hollywood and is on the middle of an ongoing bidding struggle between regulation corporations that need her on their workforce following her victorious efficiency within the actor’s trial, sources instructed The Put up.

The tough-as-nails lawyer, 37, grew to become a star in her personal proper throughout the drawn-out defamation trial — throughout which she sparred with Amber Heard throughout intense and generally vicious cross-examination, turning into a darling amongst Depp followers.

Business sources say doorways are opening for Vasquez — it’s only a matter of which one she chooses.

“Expertise brokers are circling Camille as a result of they acknowledge that she is the unicorn — a sensible, savvy, poised lawyer whose impactful efficiency throughout the trial propelled her to a uncommon degree of visibility,” a supply mentioned. “And the truth that she is a girl of colour is an added bonus.” 

Vasquez and her colleagues efficiently satisfied the jury that Heard defamed Depp on all three counts introduced towards the actress for writing in a 2018 Washington Put up op-ed that she was “a public determine representing home abuse.”

Camille Vasquez is an affiliate at high-profile regulation agency Brown Rudnick.Getty Photos/Ron Sachs

Because the trial wrapped on Wednesday, Vasquez has already acquired provides from a number of conventional TV networks and cable channels, sources instructed The Put up. 

“Camille is inarguably a terrific voice to weigh in on authorized issues and networks are naturally chomping on the bit to talk along with her about on-air alternatives,” a former community government aware of the provides mentioned. 

Regardless of main the plaintiff’s case with lawyer Ben Chew, Vasquez stays an affiliate at high-profile regulation agency Brown Rudnick, although superstar lawyer Judd Burstein guessed “she’ll be a associate quickly.”

Many individuals are impressed by Vasquez’s victory in Johnny Depp’s lawsuit, wanting her to hitch their agency subsequent. AP/Shawn Thew

“No agency would permit her to have a job in an enormous trial like this if she wasn’t on the associate observe,” mentioned Burstein, who represents Nicki Minaj. “There are two elements that go into making a associate — your high quality of lawyering and skill to draw enterprise. She will be able to in all probability go anyplace and make a pleasant deal for herself.”

A authorized supply confirmed what Burstein suspected.

“The authorized neighborhood is buzzing with corporations combating to be the very best bidder for Camille to hitch their workforce,” the supply mentioned. “She’s a shark and her efficiency in trial confirmed it.”

There may be hypothesis Vasquez will change into a associate at her agency quickly.POOL/AFP by way of Getty Photos

A girl associate at a high-profile regulation agency in Los Angeles just some years older than Vasquez mentioned she was “very shocked to see she was an affiliate,” contemplating what she dealt with on the Depp trial.

“More often than not associates aren’t given the kind of roles she was given — doing the cross and closings, that’s fairly unprecedented,” the supply mentioned. 

Evaluating Vasquez to Heard’s lawyer Elaine Bredehoft, the supply mentioned “Camille’s trial abilities have been far more efficient than Elaine Bredehoft to some extent the place I nearly felt unhealthy for Elaine the place she was being out-lawyered by an affiliate like that.

The authorized workforce denied rumors of Vasquez and Depp relationship. AP/Brendan Smialowski

“I’m shocked she wasn’t promoted earlier than the trial and I might be utterly floored if she wasn’t promoted by now,” the supply added.

Brown Rudnick instructed The Put up that it’s “thrilled that so many individuals are seeing what we’ve identified for years: that Camille Vasquez is a star.”

“We have been at all times assured that she had what it takes to succeed on this stage. That’s why she is a key member of the trial workforce and has a vibrant future with us,” the agency added.

Depp’s brass gained a lot fandom that one fan gave herself a tattoo with the define of Vasquez’s wavy hair and energy swimsuit, with the phrase “objection” beneath.

Followers additionally speculated that Vasquez may be relationship Depp, a rumor that was rapidly quashed by each groups and additional trounced after she was pictured post-trial along with her boyfriend Edward Owen.

Vasquez, who remains to be working for Depp, declined to remark. A rep for Depp had no remark.

The actor shall be again in court docket in July after Gregg Brooks, a crew member on a film set, accused him of assault. Brown Rudnick is representing him the case.

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