John D. Draikiwicz

John D. Draikiwicz

Gibbons P.C.

Recognized since 2007

Newark, New Jersey

Practice Areas

Public Finance Law

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Mr. Draikiwicz, recognized in Best Lawyers® for Public Finance Law, has worked exclusively in the area of public finance since 1982. He has served in various capacities on public finance transactions undertaken by state, county, and municipal governmental entities, including serving as bond counsel, letter of credit bank counsel, underwriter counsel and trustee counsel. He has also handled a full range of tax-exempt financing transactions for governmental issuers, including general obligation bonds and notes; tax, revenue, and grant anticipation notes; revenue bonds for publicly owned facilities and other facilities.

Mr. Draikiwicz has considerable experience with general obligation bonds (counties, municipalities, and school districts) and a broad range of revenue bonds (local authority, hospital, health care, resource recovery).


  • One Gateway Center
    Newark, NJ 07102-5310


  • Cornell Law School , graduated 1982
  • Rutgers University, graduated 1979

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York, New York State Bar Association

Gibbons P.C.
Headquarters: Newark, New Jersey

55 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

8 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Public Finance Law

Special Focus

  • Municipal


  • Selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list, Government Finance
  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell


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