Elliot I. Kramer


Elliot I. Kramer is a Of Counsel in Riker Danzig’s Tax, Estate Planning & Administration, and Corporate groups.  Elliot represents clients in the full range of estate planning and tax counseling issues, including transfer tax reduction techniques and multi-generational planning issues.  He is well-versed in family limited partnerships, grantor retained annuity trusts and income trusts, grantor retained unitrusts, charitable lead trusts and charitable remainder trusts, as well as the special concerns of private foundations.

Elliot provides day-to-day general counseling to his business clients, advising on choice of entity, contract negotiation and general business advice.

He was co-author of “New Proposed Regulations Under Section 1374 Would Prevent Use of Installment Sales to Avoid the Built-In-Gains Tax,” Journal of S Corporation Taxation (Winter, 1994).

Elliot is a member of the Sections on Taxation of the New Jersey Bar Association, the Essex County Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

New York

United States District Court, District of New Jersey

United States Court of Federal Claims

New Jersey Supreme Court


New York University, LL.M., 1983

University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1976

Rutgers College, B.A., 1973

Rankings & Recognitions

Elliot has been included in The Best Lawyers in America®, a peer review of U.S. lawyers, in the Tax Law field for 2024.

See Awards and Honors Methodology.


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