When the Going Gets Tough

By on May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019

Name partner Jake Bloom of Bloom Hergott is leaving the firm in the midst of a highly publicized malpractice suit filed by film star Johnny Depp. Alan Hergott, whose client list includes luminaries such as Brad Pitt, Jake Gyllenhaal and Kathleen Kennedy, is also exiting the firm, which will be renamed Goodman Schenkman & Brecheen. Bloom represented Depp for many years before the malpractice suit was filed in October 2017. Depp claims that Bloom collected contingent fees without a proper contract for 20 years. He is asking for $30 million in restitution. Bloom’s legal team says they they will need to depose Depp’s ex-wife Amber Heard yet again, along with Pirates of the Caribbean producer Jerr Bruckheimer, and others. Heard took the news in stride. She went on a “low key” shopping trip to New York, where, according to The Daily Mail, she was captured by paparrazzi looking stylish in a long black woollen coat, dark jeans, a pair of turquoise snakeskin Aquatalia boots and an incredibly envy inducing blue YSL handbag which featured a gold chain detail. She wore her long blonde tresses in a single messy braid and opted for natural makeup while out and about.

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The Hollywood Reporter

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