Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard has agreed to pay $285,000 to settle a former investigator’s sex discrimination claims.

County attorneys defending Howard and the DA’s chief criminal investigator, Cynthia Nwokocha, on Monday joined with Atlanta attorney Mario Williams to notify U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Clay Fuller they have settled the two-year-old federal sex discrimination and retaliation case after a court-ordered mediation, according to court records. Williams said the settlement is $285,000.