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

9,725,691 Citations
1,603,394 Relationships
277,236 People
116,174 Organizations
78,259 Business People
33,953 Businesses
18,727 Political Fundraising Committees
13,536 Academics
12,442 Lobbyists
10,639 Lawyers
10,423 Public Officials
9,197 Political Candidates
8,058 Private Companies
5,690 Elected Representatives
5,056 Government Bodies
4,916 Other Not-for-Profits
4,499 Media Personalities
4,189 Schools
3,307 Philanthropies
3,202 Public Companies
2,167 Individual Campaign Committees
1,840 Other Campaign Committees
1,780 Membership Organizations
1,667 Lobbying Firms
1,122 Law Firms
1,006 Industry/Trade Associations
607 Consulting Firms
599 Policy/Think Tanks
589 PACs
495 Public Intellectuals
415 Media Organizations
389 Cultural/Arts
359 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
346 Political Parties
307 Government Advisory Bodies
288 Labor Unions
245 Professional Associations
187 Social Clubs
180 Public Relations Firms
179 Academic Research Institutes
64 Elite Consensus Groups