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

9,714,287 Citations
1,597,185 Relationships
276,239 People
114,889 Organizations
77,921 Business People
33,708 Businesses
18,724 Political Fundraising Committees
13,488 Academics
12,424 Lobbyists
10,573 Lawyers
10,273 Public Officials
9,164 Political Candidates
8,037 Private Companies
5,662 Elected Representatives
5,002 Government Bodies
4,852 Other Not-for-Profits
4,457 Media Personalities
4,155 Schools
3,199 Public Companies
3,171 Philanthropies
2,165 Individual Campaign Committees
1,834 Other Campaign Committees
1,764 Membership Organizations
1,658 Lobbying Firms
1,105 Law Firms
995 Industry/Trade Associations
591 Policy/Think Tanks
582 Consulting Firms
578 PACs
488 Public Intellectuals
393 Media Organizations
385 Cultural/Arts
342 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
341 Political Parties
291 Government Advisory Bodies
288 Labor Unions
239 Professional Associations
184 Social Clubs
178 Public Relations Firms
174 Academic Research Institutes
64 Elite Consensus Groups