For-profit

Malkin & Ross

Type:

Lobbying and Government Affairs Firm

Founders:

Donald Ross

Arthur Malkin

Malkin & Ross is an Albany, New York-based lobbying and government affairs firm. The company was founded in 1984 by center-left activists Donald Ross and Arthur N. Malkin following their tenure leading the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG).

Arthur N. Malkin, Ross’s business partner and the firm’s co-founder, reportedly worked for Ross as legislative director for NYPIRG beginning in 1979. [1]

M&R Strategic Services (MRSS) is the Washington, D.C. affiliate of Malkin & Ross.

Background

Malkin & Ross has been called one of the “top 10 lobbying firms in Albany, New York.” [2]

Clients

Malkin & Ross lists clients including Food and Water WatchVera Institute of Justice, Sierra Club, and Make the Road New York; it’s first large client was reportedly the New York Trial Lawyers Association. [3] [4] [5]

References

  1. Greg David. “The lowdown on a so-called consumer advocate.” Crain’s. March 1, 2011. Accessed May 22, 2019. https://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20110302/BLOGS01/303029998/the-lowdown-on-a-so-called-consumer-advocate
  2. “Executive Profile: Donald K. Ross.” Bloomberg. Accessed June 25, 2019. https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=22582745&privcapId=9637821&previousCapId=9637821&previousTitle=M&R%20Strategic%20Services
  3. Greg David. “The lowdown on a so-called consumer advocate.” Crain’s. March 1, 2011. Accessed May 22, 2019. https://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20110302/BLOGS01/303029998/the-lowdown-on-a-so-called-consumer-advocate
  4. “Client List (archived).” Malkin & Ross (archived page). Archived August 15, 2018. Accessed May 22, 2019. https://web.archive.org/web/20180805083007/http://www.malkinross.com/Client-List/
  5. “Client List (archived).” Malkin & Ross (archived page). Archived July 16, 2015. Accessed May 22, 2019. https://web.archive.org/web/20150716221514/http://www.malkinross.com/Client-List

Directors, Employees & Supporters

  1. Susan Stamler
    Former Senior Vice President (2010-2015)
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