Johnny Depp trial: who is Camille Vasquez, the lawyer everyone is talking about?

Johnny Depp’s lawyer, Camille Vasquez has become the new star in the lawsuit between the actor and Amber Heard. Who is she ?

The name of Camille Vasquez is doing the rounds of social networks. Considered a heroine for trapping Amber Heard during cross-examination during a hearing, Johnny Depp’s lawyer – and not his wife, as rumors suggest – is the new star of this lawsuit for defamation opposing the two actors. Thanks to her performance before the judge in this ultra-publicized trial, Camille Vasquez is propelled into the spotlight. Johnny Depp fans are even waiting for her outside the courthouse to see her or hug her. The Camille Vasquez phenomenon has definitely marked the spirits in this trial thanks to its defense strategy. But who is she?

The 37-year-old Johnny Depp lawyer, who specializes in defamation cases, is a partner in a large law firm in Los Angeles. Before becoming a social media star following her cross-examination with Amber Heard, she attended Southwestern Law School and the University of Southern California and was named “One-to-Watch” by Best Lawyers in America for 2021-2022. According to his page on his law firm’s website, Camille Vasquez also has extensive experience in other legal areas.

Currently specializing in defamation suits, she has also “additional experience in contract disputes, commercial torts and employment-related claims.” She is also “adept at formulating offensive and defensive litigation strategies for private clients” and has had experience dealing with concurrent reputation management and crisis communications issues in the past. A nice resume.

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Camille Vasquez: from a corporate position to Johnny Depp’s lawyer

According to her Linkedin, before ending up in court, Camille Vasquez worked at a national company in Los Angeles called Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP from January 2017 to March 2018. Today, the lawyer has traveled path. Son course looks like the very famous divorce lawyer: Laura Wasser. Following her performance during the trial, Camille Vasquez literally set the Internet on fire. The two-minute video was uploaded to TikTok and has been viewed over 17 million times and liked 4.6 million times. A new star of justice!

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