Vasquez One of the film star’s leading lawyers became a social media star in the course of the telecast trial. When many live-streamed trials, viewers proclaimed that the 37-year-old was her client. Rumors grew louder after the pair were seen hugging at the Fairfax County Courthouse.
“I believe it is part of the nature of a woman simply working,” the attorney told People magazine on Thursday.
Johnny Depp and his attorney Camille Vasquez during a break in the defamation case at the Fairfax County Circuit Court in Virginia on May 19, 2022. (Shawn Thew/Pool/AFP through Getty Images)
“It’s regrettable that certain media outlets were able to run with it or claimed it was because of my interaction with Johnny – – who is a good friend of mine and whom I’ve been in contact with and represented for nearly four years now – was not professional or appropriate. actions were unprofessional or inappropriate. This is a sour note.”
“I take great care of my clients and are definitely close,” she continued. “But whenever I refer to that we are, I am referring to the entire team, and this includes Johnny. Also, my name is Cuban in addition to Colombian. I’m tactile. What would you like to tell me? I love everyone. And I’m not ashamed of it.”
Vasquez said she said that “my profession is simply my passion” in addition to “when I am in love I truly love.”
The attorney also admitted she has a boyfriend and is “very satisfied with the relationship I have with him.” The attorney also stated her belief that the practice is “unethical in our profession to be dating the clients of our firm.”
Vasquez is currently dating WeWork Executive Edward Owen. The 38-year-old Brit met Vasquez on November 1 at London the gastropub The Cow, the U.K.’s DailyMail revealed. The relationship she is developing with Owen who is from England and is a long-distance relationship.
Attorney Camille Vasquez embraces Johnny Depp in the courtroom of the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Virginia on May 17 2022. (Brendan Smialowski/Pool/AFP)
“It’s also an unprofessional claim being presented,” she said about the gossip surrounding her client. “It’s sexist. It’s unfortunate and depressing however, it’s also true that it’s part of the norm. I’m not sure I’m very shocked.”
“This guy was fighting for life, and it was heartbreaking to watch him all day long needing to listen to the most harrowing accusations being presented against him.” her statement about the former 59-year-old. “And If I could offer some comfort I’m sure I’d be willing to do that regardless of whether it was by giving him a handshake or telling him that we’re here and that we would fight for him since the man deserved it.”
The following day, Vasquez joined her law company, Brown Rudnick, after scoring the important victory in the actor’s defamation suit.
The international law firm Brown Rudnick made the announcement of Vasquez’s promotion following her appearance as a participant in the Depp v. Heard trial with her sharp cross-examination of the “Aquaman” actor.
“I am thrilled to know that Brown Rudnick has given me the confidence of its entire team by inviting me to join the company,” Vasquez said in an announcement. “I’m extremely proud of the talented team I’ve had privilege of leading which demonstrated collaboration and teamwork, and I’m looking forward to representing Brown Rudnick’s high-quality culture.”
The verdicts concluded the trial Depp was hoping would bring his name back to prominence, but it became an entertainment that gave the possibility of a brutal relationship.
The seven-member panel, who went through a dramatic trial that lasted two months and also granted Heard at the age of 36, another $2 million as the counter-claim she filed against Depp.
Camille Vasquez makes a statement in front of the Fairfax County Courthouse on June 1st 2022. (Getty Images)
Heard the woman, who was quiet in the courtroom while she listened to the jury verdict out, admitted she was sad.
“I’m more than disappointed the implications of this decision for women in other countries. This is an outright setback. It sets the clock back to a period when the woman who stood up and voiced her opinion could be publicly shamed. It dispels the idea that women’s violence has to be considered a serious matter,” she said in an official statement.
Depp stated that “the jury has given me the chance to live my dream again. I am humbled.”
“I believe that my effort to ensure that the truth is known will be of help to other people, women or men who’ve been in the same situation as me and that those who support them.
Amber Heard stands with her attorney, Elaine Bredehoft, before closing arguments in the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse on May 27 2022. (Steve Helber/Pool/ AFP)
Depp was a plaintiff in Heard for defamation on Fairfax County Circuit Court over her op-ed from December 2018, which the author wrote for The Washington Post describing herself as “a public figure who represents domestic violence.” The lawyers for the plaintiff claimed that Depp was mocked by the piece even though it didn’t mention his name.
The jury ruled Depp’s side in all three allegations relating to specific statements made in the 2018 film.