Johnny Depp trial: who is Ben Chew, this lawyer he seems so close to?

To put the odds on his side during the trial against Amber Heard, Johnny Depp called on Ben Chew, an experienced lawyer with whom he gets along very well. Discover this character still unknown to the general public.

Exchanges of smiles, secret discussions, candy tasting… The very good relationship between Johnny Depp and his lawyer, Ben Chew, has not escaped the keenest observers. It must be said that the two men met a few years ago. The two friends met during two lawsuits for breach of fiduciary contract in Los Angeles. Emerging victorious from these cases, the lawyer immediately gained the confidence of the star actor of the saga Pirates of the Caribbean. Since, Johnny Depp has always called upon the legal team of the firm Brown Rudnickwhich includes Ben Chew.

With nearly 25 years of courtroom experience, Benjamin Chew is considered one of the best. The attorney passed the bar exam in the District of Columbia, Virginia and the Republic of Kosovo before joining Manatt Phelps & Phillips as a partner. His professional career then led him to Brown Rudnick, a firm with more than 250 lawyers around the world. At the same time, Ben Chew is Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL)the most prestigious senior trial counsel in the United States. Ben is a multi-faceted litigator who represents clients in commercial disputes and complex arbitrations in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and in the United States and internationally”Brown Rudnick’s site wrote on the lawyer’s profile.

Ben Chew, a character appreciated by Internet users

Thanks to his many notable appearances during the trial against Amber Heard, Ben Chew has increased his sympathy capital with his client’s fans. Indeed, the lawyer amazed the observers thanks to his generosity and tenderness. Several snaps have gone viral, including the one where he walked into the courtroom with a pack of gummy bears. “Ben Chew is like the emotional support lawyer who brings the support candies. I love him. His interactions with Johnny are wonderfulwrote a user on Twitter.

Article written in collaboration with 6Medias.

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