Chaya Appel Fishman
Chaya is a business lawyer at Miles and Stockbridge P.C, a leading Mid-Atlantic law firm. Chaya represents businesses, investors and entrepreneurs across varied industries, including government contracting, information technology, retail, and manufacturing, in connection with mergers and acquisitions, equity financing transactions, the negotiation of commercial agreements and other general corporate matters. While in law school, Chaya founded The JWE and continues to lead its board of directors. Prior to attending law school, Chaya worked as a financial analyst for a global investment firm. As a teen, Chaya ran a successful business of her own- a conglomerate of creative arts camps in Cleveland, Ohio where she managed a 17-person staff and a quarter of a million dollar budget. Her journey as a young entrepreneur inspired her to launch The JWE. Chaya is married and has two young boys in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition to her work with The JWE, Chaya sits on the boards of the OU Impact Accelerator and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore. Chaya’s achievements are recognized by many: she is the recipient of the Touro Service Award, was named to the Daily Record’s “Twenty in their Twenties” list, and was chosen as a Forward 50. Most notably, she has been crowned by her children as a “Lego Master,” which she deems to be her best accomplishment.