Katie Porter represents California’s 45th Congressional district, which covers most of South-Central Orange County, including Irvine and Lake Forest. Since being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, Katie has championed government accountability and consumer protections. As a Consumer Protection lawyer and law school professor, Katie has spent much of the past two decades protecting consumers from predatory financial practices. After the mid-2000s financial crisis, Katie was appointed as watchdog to the banks to ensure they paid out the settlements owed to cheated homeowners. Her expertise and commitment helps Porter advocate for her constituents in Congress.