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.

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