Johnny Depp's lawyer Camille Vasquez promoted after performance in Heard trial
Looks like everyone wants to work with her.
Johnny Depp's lawyer Camille Vasquez has been promoted to partner at her company Brown Rudnick following the actor's victory in his recent high-profile case against Amber Heard.
Having joined the firm four years ago, Brown Rudnick confirmed the 37-year-old's promotion in a statement on Tuesday (7 June) in which it said her performance during the high-profile trial "proved to the world that she was ready to take this next step now".
"We are incredibly proud of her and look forward to what she will accomplish as our newest partner," Brown Rudnick's chairman and CEO William Baldiga stated.
We are pleased to announce that Camille Vasquez has been elevated to partner. She was a key member of the litigation team that won a jury verdict last week for actor #JohnnyDepp in his defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard. Full announcement here: https://t.co/EYPjkCCqFy pic.twitter.com/LqE5Z3Ig7B
— Brown Rudnick (@BrownRudnickLLP) June 7, 2022
Speaking about her new role, meanwhile, Vasquez said: “I am delighted that Brown Rudnick has given me its full vote of confidence by having me join the partnership.
"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.”
The promotion follows recent reports that there are plenty of other employers that are looking to get Vasquez to join their team.
On top of a number of law firms reportedly trying to acquire her services, sources told the New York Post that she has already received offers from several TV networks and cable channels hoping to have her "weigh in on legal matters and... speak with her about on-air opportunities”.
One source told the outlet: "Talent agents are circling Camille because they recognize that she is the unicorn — a smart, savvy, poised attorney whose impactful performance during the trial propelled her to a rare level of visibility".