Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
The lawyers for a former deputy attorney general who sued the state for sexual harassment at the hands of her superiors will collect more than $700,000 in attorneys’ fees — an amount equal to the total damages awarded to their client. Superior Court Judge Maria Sypek issued the fee-shifting order on May 21, almost a year after a Mercer County jury awarded former Deputy Attorney General Barbara Davis $350,000 for lost wages and psychological distress and $350,000 in punitive damages. The punitives award was charged personally to Richard Carley, a former assistant attorney general in the Division of Criminal Justice, whom the jury found to be the principal harasser. The lawyers didn’t get as much as they asked for, however. The breakdown:

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.