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

3,927,478 Citations
1,447,049 Relationships
249,104 People
91,697 Organizations
71,551 Business People
29,781 Businesses
17,782 Political Fundraising Committees
12,631 Academics
12,215 Lobbyists
9,277 Lawyers
8,982 Political Candidates
8,465 Public Officials
7,166 Private Companies
5,034 Elected Representatives
4,068 Media Personalities
3,978 Government Bodies
3,967 Other Not-for-Profits
3,759 Schools
3,096 Public Companies
2,119 Individual Campaign Committees
1,932 Philanthropies
1,782 Other Campaign Committees
1,553 Lobbying Firms
1,458 Membership Organizations
984 Law Firms
705 Industry/Trade Associations
619 Couples
459 Policy/Think Tanks
434 PACs
340 Consulting Firms
313 Public Intellectuals
289 Cultural/Arts
259 Media Organizations
250 Political Parties
208 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
167 Professional Associations
157 Labor Unions
133 Public Relations Firms
133 Social Clubs
78 Government Advisory Bodies
61 Academic Research Institutes
43 Elite Consensus Groups