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Johnny Depp’s attorney, Camille Vasquez, has signed on to represent “Yellowstone” actress Q’orianka Kilcher in her legal battle against the state of California after being charged with two felony counts for workers’ compensation fraud earlier this year.
Vasquez made a name for herself as one of the driving forces behind Depp’s victory in the multi-million defamation suit he filed against ex-wife Amber Heard in Virginia. After a six-week trial, a jury declared Heard defamed the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star, and he was awarded $10.35 million in damages. Heard was granted $2 million in a countersuit as jurors found Depp defamed her through one of his attorneys.
Camille, who joined Brown Rudnick LLP in 2018 as a litigation attorney and was offered a partner position shortly after her big win with the Depp trial, will work alongside Steve Cook, another partner at the firm with a focus on white collar defense investigations.
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Vasquez and Brown told Fox News Digital they are “determined to defend” Kilcher in her case, which was filed by the California Department of Insurance in July and claims she collected disability benefits while working on the popular drama despite claiming she was too injured to work .
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“We are determined to defend Ms. Kilcher in this important case which examines the inherent flaws in the disability compensation system,” they shared in a statement. “Ms. Kilcher is a well-respected and pioneering actress in Hollywood, and we