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. 
M&R Strategic Services (MRSS) is the Washington, D.C. affiliate of Malkin & Ross.
Malkin & Ross has been called one of the “top 10 lobbying firms in Albany, New York.” 
Malkin & Ross lists clients including Food and Water Watch, Vera Institute of Justice, Sierra Club, and Make the Road New York; it’s first large client was reportedly the New York Trial Lawyers Association.