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

4,160,689 Citations
1,572,971 Relationships
270,189 People
108,627 Organizations
76,160 Business People
32,643 Businesses
18,647 Political Fundraising Committees
13,114 Academics
12,310 Lobbyists
10,298 Lawyers
9,455 Public Officials
9,128 Political Candidates
7,712 Private Companies
5,343 Elected Representatives
4,599 Government Bodies
4,353 Other Not-for-Profits
4,343 Media Personalities
4,034 Schools
3,157 Public Companies
2,228 Philanthropies
2,152 Individual Campaign Committees
1,807 Other Campaign Committees
1,613 Lobbying Firms
1,580 Membership Organizations
1,129 Law Firms
906 Industry/Trade Associations
619 Couples
539 Policy/Think Tanks
535 PACs
487 Consulting Firms
363 Media Organizations
359 Public Intellectuals
345 Cultural/Arts
306 Political Parties
281 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
265 Labor Unions
201 Professional Associations
162 Public Relations Firms
150 Social Clubs
133 Government Advisory Bodies
113 Academic Research Institutes
53 Elite Consensus Groups