Our Team

LittleSis is a project of Public Accountability Initiative, a 501(c)3 organization focused on corporate and government accountability. Our mission is to facilitate and produce investigative research that promotes transparent and accountable governance. PAI was founded in early 2008 by a group of activists, public interest lawyers, and academics associated with leading universities and major social change organizations.

Data Summary

4,147,900 Citations
1,564,415 Relationships
266,835 People
105,985 Organizations
75,119 Business People
32,521 Businesses
18,622 Political Fundraising Committees
13,081 Academics
12,300 Lobbyists
10,241 Lawyers
9,373 Public Officials
9,105 Political Candidates
7,680 Private Companies
5,306 Elected Representatives
4,548 Government Bodies
4,324 Media Personalities
4,306 Other Not-for-Profits
4,020 Schools
3,155 Public Companies
2,151 Individual Campaign Committees
2,149 Philanthropies
1,804 Other Campaign Committees
1,598 Lobbying Firms
1,576 Membership Organizations
1,127 Law Firms
898 Industry/Trade Associations
619 Couples
536 Policy/Think Tanks
529 PACs
468 Consulting Firms
357 Public Intellectuals
350 Media Organizations
344 Cultural/Arts
302 Political Parties
274 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
263 Labor Unions
197 Professional Associations
153 Public Relations Firms
150 Social Clubs
126 Government Advisory Bodies
112 Academic Research Institutes
53 Elite Consensus Groups