Marina Takagi Cobb, MSCC

312-425-3131

10 South LaSalle Street, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60603

211 Landmark Drive, Suite C2, Normal, IL 61761

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Marina Takagi Cobb, MSCC

Marina Takagi

Partner

Direct Phone:312-334- 9491

Marina Takagi Cobb is the Department Head of the Medicare Compliance Practice Group at Brady, Connolly, & Masuda, P.C. She began her legal career in the BCM Medicare Compliance Practice Group, later expanding into workers’ compensation litigation. With her extensive Medicare compliance background and practice of Workers’ Compensation litigation, Ms. Cobb has a personalized approach to each case to find the most cost-saving solution from all vantage points. Ms. Cobb has extensive experience with all aspects of Medicare Secondary Payer compliance issues, including but not limited to: preparation and submission of Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) proposals, preparation and resolution of non-submit MSA’s, conditional payments/past Medicare payments investigation and negotiation, Medicaid lien investigation and negotiation, and preparation of settlement contracts to consider Medicare’s interests and protecting the interests of her clients.

Prior to working for BCM, Ms. Cobb completed several externships/internships around the state of Indiana and Illinois, including a judicial externship in LaPorte County and for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. In addition to her past experiences and practice at the Firm, Ms. Cobb is currently a member of the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association, as well as the National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals. Ms. Cobb is a Medicare Set-Aside Certified Consultant.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, November 2014

Education

  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana, J.D., 2014
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 2010, B.A. English/Media Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Workers’ Compensation Law Association, Member
  • National Association of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals, Member

Presentations

  • “Settlement Contracts in Workers’ Compensation Cases and Medicare Compliance,” April 2019
  • “Defense Practices for Handling Medicaid and Medicare Exposure,” November 2018
  • “Conditional Payments and the Role They Play in Large Exposure Cases,” October 2017
  • “Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements: The Submission Process,” September 2016 and September 2017
  • “Two Cooks Are Better Than One? Helping Outside Vendors Obtain Better Results,” September 2017
  • “Medicare Compliance Update: Recognizing and Reducing the Impact of Medicare in Workers’ Compensation Claims,” November 2017
  • “Helping Your Vendor to Help You: Boosting Your Bottom Line,” September 2016
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • IRTB
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Illinois Self-Insurers' Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • IRTB
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Illinois Self-Insurers' Association
10 South LaSalle Street, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 312-425-3131
211 Landmark Drive, Suite C2
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-862-4914
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