Camille Vasquez shot to fame for defending actor Johnny Depp in his defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife, Amber Heard. She is now a partner at Brown Rudnick LLP . As of 2023, Camille Vasquez has a net worth of $2 million.
Camille was born in Los Angeles, California, on July 24, 1984. Her parents Maria and Leonel Vasquez are of Colombian and Cuban descent. She also has a sister named Shari who is her only sibling.
Her father is the founder of a domestic stock company called Lemacash Group, Inc. He was an established entrepreneur, but his daughter took a different career path away from the family business.
For college, Camille enrolled at the University of Southern California and studied Communications and Political Science. She graduated in 2006 but later studied at South Western Law School, earning her Juris Doctorate.
After getting her law degree, Vasquez started practicing. Camille worked for a number of private attorneys to build up her resume. After seven years, she decided to join a law firm. In 2017, the certified lawyer was hired by Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.
However, she only worked there for a year. In 2018, she was recruited by the international law company Brown Rudnick LLP. She worked as an Associate in their Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group but is now a Partner at the firm. Vasquez honed her ability devising the best litigation strategies for her clients.
Representing Johnny Depp
In her current role, the California lawyer’s practice is centered on plaintiff-side defamation cases. She prosecuted two cases involving a violation of fiduciary duty for a high-profile client in the past.
Her skills and experience led her to work with Johnny Depp’s legal team in 2022. The actor was on trial for a defamation lawsuit against Amber Heard. In court, Camille became known for her sharp legal approach, and viewers loved her for that.
Depp ultimately won his case, and Camille Vasquez played a big role in it. Johnny and his team sued Amber Heard on three counts of slander, seeking $50 million in damages.
Net Worth and Earnings
As a Litigation Associate, her estimated annual salary was between $77,427 and $93,520. Also, this depends on the number of lawsuits she handles every year. After the trial, she was promoted to Partner at her firm which gave her salary a nice boost.
The star attorney represents well-known clients whose images and identities are harmed by false charges. This is why she gets paid top dollar. Currently, her net worth stands at $2 million.
She is not married and is reportedly dating a British guy who works in real estate. The relationship is serious and the couple have been dating for several months.
However, rumors were circling on the internet from TMZ claiming that Camille Vasquez could be dating Johnny Depp. The speculation is false, Vasquez and Depp are “definitely not dating” according to the Independent.
She was even asked publicly about this and chose not to answer the question. Even so, the law firm she works for wouldn’t be thrilled if she was dating an important client.