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‘Girl leave’: TikTok demands Johnny Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez make partner following cross-examination

'The disrespect.'

 

Brooke Sjoberg

Internet Culture

Posted on May 18, 2022   Updated on May 18, 2022, 2:14 pm CDT

A TikTok creator’s video asking the firm employing Johnny Depp’s attorney, Camille Vasquez, to make her a partner after the ongoing defamation trial between Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard finds its resolution has garnered viral attention on the platform.

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More than 213,000 people have viewed the video of @haseeblegal, a lawyer himself, calling on Brown Rundick to take this step after the trial, following Vasquez’s cross-examination of Heard’s testimony during the trial.

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“Johnny Depp’s lawyer, Camille Vasquez, who did cross-examination of Amber Heard today is an associate,” @haseeblegal says in the video. “The disrespect. I’m a lawyer but I don’t even need to be a lawyer to tell you that that is talent.”

@haseeblegal praised her courtroom presence and skill, saying that with her performance in the Depp trial, new opportunities might become available to her.

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“The courtroom presence; the command of the witness; forget this associate crap, if Brown Rundick is not making Camille Vasquez an equity partner, maybe even a named partner—Brown, Rundick & Vasquez—if that’s not happening, girl leave,” he says. “Leave that firm, start your own thing, your price went up.”

Commenters agreed, sharing their own praise of Vasquez’s work.

“She’s a talent that’s why she did that cross examination,” one commenter wrote. “Having a woman question Amber was genius.”

“Camille is so strong and doesn’t give her space for Amber’s (bullshit) she definitely (has) done an amazing job,” another commenter wrote.

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“After this case she can open her own firm she is going to get so many cases after this,” a commenter wrote.

The Daily Dot has reached out to @haseeblegal via Instagram DM, as well as to Brown Rundick directly via email regarding the video.

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*First Published: May 18, 2022, 8:13 am CDT