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Tania E. Yusaf, Associate / Chicago

Contact Information 312.261.6195
tey@wexlerwallace.com
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Practice Areas

Tania practices in the area of mass tort litigation, focusing primarily on transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation.  She has prepared deposition examinations for high-level company witnesses, drafted a number of pre-trial briefs, and implemented trial strategy as part of the transvaginal mesh trial team.

Tania joined Wexler Wallace after working as a health care regulatory analyst, a position in which she assisted hospitals and health plans in complying with Medicare, Medicaid, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the Affordable Care Act. She also previously worked at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) helping AAP state chapters further anti-tobacco initiatives, including restrictions and bans involving electronic cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, tobacco sales, and smoking in cars with children.  During her time as an LL.M. student, Tania externed with the American Medical Association (AMA), where she drafted white papers and issue briefs on a number of topics, including a brief on state health insurance exchanges featured at the 2010 AMA State Legislative Strategy Conference.

CHARITABLE & COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Cast Member, Chicago Bar Association’s Annual Bar Show
  • Special Events Co-Chair, Children’s Research Fund Junior Board  for Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association

PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS & TEACHING

  • The Out-of-Network Reimbursement System is Out of Control: An Analysis of Payment by Managed Care Organizations to Out-of-Network Providers, 14 Quinnipiac Health L.J. 85 (2010).

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • State of Illinois

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

  • LL.M. in Health Law, Loyola University Chicago School of Law (2010)
  • J.D., Wayne State University Law School (2007)
  • B.A., University of Michigan, Economics, English Language & Literature (2002)

AWARDS & ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP

  • Honors Pass Distinction in Legal Research & Writing, Wayne State University Law School
  • Student Editor – Annals of Health Law, Loyola University Chicago School of Law