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

9,720,740 Citations
1,600,924 Relationships
276,693 People
115,555 Organizations
78,064 Business People
33,801 Businesses
18,724 Political Fundraising Committees
13,502 Academics
12,435 Lobbyists
10,602 Lawyers
10,343 Public Officials
9,169 Political Candidates
8,040 Private Companies
5,669 Elected Representatives
5,018 Government Bodies
4,873 Other Not-for-Profits
4,476 Media Personalities
4,166 Schools
3,273 Philanthropies
3,200 Public Companies
2,165 Individual Campaign Committees
1,839 Other Campaign Committees
1,774 Membership Organizations
1,664 Lobbying Firms
1,113 Law Firms
1,000 Industry/Trade Associations
598 Policy/Think Tanks
594 Consulting Firms
582 PACs
491 Public Intellectuals
402 Media Organizations
386 Cultural/Arts
346 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
343 Political Parties
297 Government Advisory Bodies
288 Labor Unions
243 Professional Associations
184 Social Clubs
178 Public Relations Firms
176 Academic Research Institutes
64 Elite Consensus Groups