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

9,691,557 Citations
1,588,027 Relationships
273,574 People
112,534 Organizations
77,050 Business People
33,318 Businesses
18,704 Political Fundraising Committees
13,204 Academics
12,388 Lobbyists
10,480 Lawyers
9,829 Public Officials
9,155 Political Candidates
7,885 Private Companies
5,524 Elected Representatives
4,811 Government Bodies
4,513 Other Not-for-Profits
4,409 Media Personalities
4,061 Schools
3,168 Public Companies
2,457 Philanthropies
2,156 Individual Campaign Committees
1,821 Other Campaign Committees
1,643 Lobbying Firms
1,639 Membership Organizations
1,155 Law Firms
977 Industry/Trade Associations
571 Policy/Think Tanks
559 PACs
546 Consulting Firms
430 Public Intellectuals
400 Media Organizations
360 Cultural/Arts
332 Political Parties
294 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
274 Labor Unions
232 Government Advisory Bodies
214 Professional Associations
175 Public Relations Firms
155 Social Clubs
131 Academic Research Institutes
56 Elite Consensus Groups