In her extensive legal experience, Lindsey has recognized the human and financial costs that come with workplace litigation. She strives to help create solutions that promote a balance of justice for both employees and employers alike.
With a vision to make meaningful contributions to the legal industry, Lindsey founded Moxie. Our mission is to be an agent of positive change by offering workplace training and ethical investigations that deter costly litigation while providing creative resolutions when needed through mediation services.
Lindsey is a California, Florida, New York, and Ohio licensed attorney. Lindsey is also an Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI) Certificate Holder, meaning that she has demonstrated success at achieving the core knowledge and skills necessary to perform impartial workplace investigations.
Lindsey was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. She was awarded a double Bachelor of Arts degree in both Political Science and Journalism at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and her Juris Doctor at Stetson University in Gulfport, Florida, with a concentration in International Law. In college, she studied at Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Seville, Spain and in law school, she studied in the United Kingdom at the Stetson Law Autumn in London Program. Subsequently, she earned a Certificate in Health and Hospital law from Seton Hall School of Law.
After graduating law school, Lindsey worked as an associate at an insurance litigation firm before commencing her career as a labor and employment lawyer with Scott Wagner and Associates, P.A., serving clients in Florida, California, and Ohio. Her legal practice included assisting employers and employees in employment litigation (state and federal) and arbitration matters as well as employment-related counseling and compliance, including workplace training and workplace investigations, drafting handbooks and workplace policies.
She has successfully advocated for clients in state and federal courts across a range of important employment issues, including discrimination/retaliation claims, wage disputes, wrongful terminations, whistleblower grievances and restrictive covenants. Her proactive approach to mediation has helped us resolve numerous challenging cases.
Lindsey is passionate about her volunteer work with the legal community. She is on the Executive Council for the Florida Bar Association Labor and Employment Section as well as a member of the Association's Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section . She is Employee Co-Chair for Membership Outreach with the Labor and Employment Committee for the American Bar Association, and Dinner Committee Co-Chair and Editorial Board Member of LA Lawyer Magazine for the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) Labor and Employment CLE Committee. Lindsey also volunteers time as a mediator with the California Lawyers for the Arts and is a member of the U.S. Central District Court of of California's mediation panel for the 2022-2024 term as well as a Pro Bono Mediator for the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) Cleveland, Ohio office.
Lindsey is a member of the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA), the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI), the International Ombuds Association, and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce.
Lindsey splits her time between California, Florida and Ohio.
Her hobbies include hiking, travel, photography, cheering on the Los Angeles Dodgers, and spending time with her family.
Lindsey mediates cases in California, Florida, and Ohio - remotely and in-person. Lindsey conducts workplace investigations across the United States and internationally. Lindsey provides customized workplace training and diversity and inclusion programs. Lindsey is an Employment Mediator and Employment Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association (AAA).
Lindsey also mediates through Network Mediations. Contact Lindsey for mediation through Network Mediation at Admin@NetworkMediations.com.
Jessica comes to Moxie as a lifelong learner with abundant curiosity, who believes there must be a more human approach to dealing with the complexity of interpersonal workplace relationships. This combination has created a passion for investigations and training.
Jessica is a Florida licensed attorney and a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional from the Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics. She has specifically trained in neutral Title IX, VII, VI, ADA and ADEA investigations. She holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, a Master of Science degree in Leadership and Organizational Change from Regis College, and a Certificate in Local Government Management from Florida Gulf Coast University.
Jessica spent seven years in higher education in student affairs before going to law school. She started her legal career investigating employment discrimination complaints with the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission in Louisville, Kentucky. She joined Lindsey at Scott Wagner and Associates, P.A. as a National Employment Lawyers Association Fellow and stayed with the firm until 2016. Following, she worked at Florida Gulf Coast University as an Investigator in the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance, eventually moving into the Assistant Director and Senior Deputy Title IX Coordinator in the same office.
In 2021, she moved to the legal team at FGCU, serving as the Assistant General Counsel for the school. She is currently the ADA Coordinator in Rockville, Maryland, a yoga teacher, an adjunct professor teaching Business Ethics and Law, and of course, happily working with Lindsey again at Moxie Mediation!
Beyond investigations, Jessica offers a wide variety of trainings which can be catered to private business, public entities, and higher education institutions. Her particular favorite training is the Values Based Management training program, which is a half or full day workshop aimed at working with managers to create and present clear organization values, which translate to a more equitable, efficient, and effective workplace.
Jessica conducts workplace investigations and provides customized workplace training and diversity and inclusion programs.
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Moxie Mediation is not a law firm. To the extent legal services are necessary and/or anticipated, Attorney Lindsey Wagner provides legal services through Wagner Legal, P.C.