J. Benjamin Rottenborn is an attorney who represents clients in complex civil litigation involving issues in fiduciary duty and general commercial law. He is representing Amber Heard in the case of Johny Depp vs her. Depp is suing Heard for defamation in Virginia after she wrote an op-ed saying she was a public victim of domestic violence, with Depp describing himself as a victim of cancel culture.
On Thursday, Ben sought to undermine Johnny Depp’s libel lawsuit against Heard as he spent hours in court focussing on the actor’s drinking, drug use, and text that he sent to his friends. One of the texts was about Depp wanting to kill and defile his then-wife.
Besides practicing law, Ben also currently works as an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia School of Law.
J. Benjamin Rottenborn Education
J. Benjamin Rottenborn went to the University of Virginia for a B. A with the highest distinction, Economics from 1999 to 2003. He later went to Stanford University for a Jurs Doctor, 2003 to 2006. While at Stanford, he was the president of the Law and Policy Review team. Ben went on to serve as a judicial clerk for the Honorable David G. Campbell, U.S. District Judge for the District of Arizona after he graduated.
J. Benjamin Rottenborn Career
J. Benjamin Rottenborn works as a Principal attorney for the Woods ROgesrs PLC in the Roanoke Virginia area since October 2012. He specializes in Appellate and Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice groups at Woods Rogers. Prior to joining Wood Rogers, he was a partner at the Chicago office of International Law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
His career as a Litigator has seen him practice at both the trial and appellate levels in the federal and state courts.
When were Heard and Depp Married?
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp met on the set of The Rum Diary in 2011 and married 4 years later, in 2015. They split up in May 2016 after Heard filed for a domestic violence restraining order against him, accusing him of abusing her.