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

3,726,899 Citations
1,353,693 Relationships
238,852 People
81,750 Organizations
67,709 Business People
27,379 Businesses
16,881 Political Fundraising Committees
12,475 Academics
12,116 Lobbyists
8,860 Political Candidates
8,404 Lawyers
7,697 Public Officials
6,409 Private Companies
4,675 Elected Representatives
3,866 Media Personalities
3,742 Government Bodies
3,725 Other Not-for-Profits
3,647 Schools
3,018 Public Companies
2,074 Individual Campaign Committees
1,887 Philanthropies
1,724 Other Campaign Committees
1,495 Lobbying Firms
1,330 Membership Organizations
851 Law Firms
632 Industry/Trade Associations
619 Couples
393 Policy/Think Tanks
317 PACs
273 Cultural/Arts
262 Consulting Firms
261 Public Intellectuals
232 Political Parties
220 Media Organizations
174 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
133 Professional Associations
118 Labor Unions
114 Public Relations Firms
101 Social Clubs
53 Academic Research Institutes
39 Government Advisory Bodies
23 Elite Consensus Groups