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

3,818,304 Citations
1,393,732 Relationships
243,364 People
85,009 Organizations
69,563 Business People
28,541 Businesses
17,033 Political Fundraising Committees
12,563 Academics
12,141 Lobbyists
8,888 Political Candidates
8,760 Lawyers
7,921 Public Officials
6,910 Private Companies
4,870 Elected Representatives
3,973 Media Personalities
3,816 Other Not-for-Profits
3,809 Government Bodies
3,705 Schools
3,061 Public Companies
2,090 Individual Campaign Committees
1,903 Philanthropies
1,733 Other Campaign Committees
1,503 Lobbying Firms
1,376 Membership Organizations
886 Law Firms
657 Industry/Trade Associations
619 Couples
421 Policy/Think Tanks
334 PACs
290 Public Intellectuals
281 Consulting Firms
279 Cultural/Arts
235 Political Parties
226 Media Organizations
185 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
154 Professional Associations
128 Labor Unions
121 Social Clubs
118 Public Relations Firms
57 Academic Research Institutes
52 Government Advisory Bodies
28 Elite Consensus Groups