Susheela Jayapal

Non-Partisan County Commission (Multnomah County, OR) - 2018

An attorney by training, Susheela previously served as General Counsel of adidas America, where she worked to improve conditions at factories in Southeast Asia. Earlier in her legal career, she represented the government in suing corrupt and negligent bank officers, and provided free legal services to people seeking asylum. She has spent more than 15 years as a community advocate, and when elected, she will be the first Indian American to hold public office in the state of Oregon.