Edward A. Gramigna, Jr.

Partner Florham Park
edward.gramigna dbr.com
Phone: (973) 549-7385
Fax: (973) 360-9831


Edward A. Gramigna, Jr. assists clients with all areas of taxation with a particular emphasis on estate planning, estate administration and probate litigation matters. He is a former managing partner of the firm and a former partner in charge of the Florham Park office.

Ed has extensive experience in the preparation of wills, trusts and other estate planning documents, including sophisticated wills, insurance trusts, "living" trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, charitable trusts, qualified personal residence trusts and asset protection trusts. He is routinely involved in tax analysis regarding complex issues in federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax and income tax planning for trusts and estates.

Ed also advises individuals and corporate fiduciaries with respect to probate matters, as well as the ongoing administration of trusts and estates. He counsels fiduciaries extensively on the interpretation of wills and trusts, as well as post-mortem tax planning and income-tax planning. He has extensive experience representing individuals and fiduciaries in Internal Revenue Service audits of estate tax and gift tax returns. He also has represented numerous individuals and charitable beneficiaries in will contests, construction of wills and trusts, approvals of accountings as well as other probate actions.

Ed formerly served as an adjunct professor in the Graduate Tax Program at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey. He is also a certified public accountant. He lectures in the fields of taxation, estate planning and estate administration to a variety of audiences.


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey


  • Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, J.D.
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., in Taxation
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.S.


  • American Bar Association, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Taxation Section

Ed's Areas of Focus