Jessica Schafroth

Jessica Schafroth joined Malkin & Ross in 2004 to provide government relations counsel and strategic advice to nonā€profit, labor and healthcare clients of the firm. She is a senior member of the M&R team with more than 20 years of experience in politics and advocacy.

Prior to joining the firm, Jessica was involved in fundraising and public relations for a variety of health and social service agencies throughout New York and political campaign work in New York and Michigan.

Among Jessica’s policy successes are passage of the Wage Theft Prevention Act, Family Health Care Decisions Act, improved pension benefits for a public employee union and numerous protections for healthcare workers. She was an instrumental member of the team that passed a 30% rent cap for HIV+ residents on New York City and medical marijuana legislation. She has also secured and protected millions of dollars in HIV/AIDS, legal services, immigration, and economic development funding for community based organizations across the state.

She is known for being a tenacious, never-take-no-for-an-answer lobbyist who consistently finds creative ways to help her clients succeed.

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