Trusted Legal Advocacy Since 1936


Ellyn A. Draikiwicz

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Practice Areas:

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Real Estate (Commercial and Residential)
  • Financial Institutions


Ms. Draikiwicz concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, estate and gift taxation, and trust and estate administration. Her practice also focuses on the representation of individuals and entities in connection with business and real estate purchase and sale transactions. She has extensive experience representing financial institutions in lending transactions. 

Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Draikiwicz served as judicial clerk to The Honorable Robert E. Hamer, who was a Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, and then was an associate with the law firm of Kraft and Hughes, and its successor, McManimon & Scotland, from 1986 to 1991, where she specialized in public finance transactions and related tax issues. Ellyn joined Bourne, Noll & Kenyon in 1991 as an associate and became a member of the firm in 1995.


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. - 1990
    • Major: Taxation
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1985
  • Georgetown University
    • B.S.B.A. - 1981

Bar Admission

  • New Jersey, 1985

Past Positions

  • The Honorable Robert E. Hamer, Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Judicial Clerk
  • Kraft and Hughes, Associate
  • McManimon & Scotland, 1986 to 1991

Professional Associations

  • Summit Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association