Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Matthew (“Matt”) Rash joined Apple Hospitality REIT in 2019 and has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for the Company since April 2020. Mr. Rash previously served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the Company. Mr. Rash oversees all legal matters for the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Rash served as a Partner (2016-2019) and Associate (2005-2015) at McGuireWoods LLP, a full-service law firm in Richmond, Virginia, where he specialized in commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions and lending, working on numerous transactions with the Apple REIT Companies. From 2004 to 2005, he was a law clerk with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, for the Honorable James R. Spencer. Mr. Rash serves on the Virginia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Mr. Rash holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Richmond and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.