November 12, 2002
Hollywood, Florida Scott Rogers, Esq. has been promoted to president of MetroGuide.com, Inc. (MetroGuide), announced Mark Metz, founder and CEO. Rogers, vice president and general counsel since he joined the firm in 1999, will retain the post of general counsel. Rogers and Metz association began when Metz' company was a client of White and Case LLP, where Rogers engaged in commercial litigation.
"This promotion makes official the vital role Scott increasingly has come to play within MetroGuide," said Metz, who previously served as president. Rogers devises legal strategy, manages legal matters, and oversees firm operations. "Scott has spearheaded our legal assault on digital pirates and intellectual property thieves on the Internet. Thanks to his energy and expertise, to date, we have won every legal challenge mounted."
Rogers holds bachelor and master degrees in psychology, and a juris doctorate degree from the University of Florida. Upon graduating from law school, first in his class, Rogers served as a federal judicial clerk for The Honorable Maurice M. Paul, Chief District Judge for the Northern District of Florida. Afterward he clerked for The Honorable Rosemary Barkett, Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, first clerking with her on the Florida Supreme Court in Tallahassee, and then with her on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Miami.
Rogers, a member of the Florida Bar Association, served as chair of the Education Subcommittee of the Professionalism Committee of the Dade County Bar Association. Under his leadership, the subcommittee developed and implemented a program that introduced issues of ethics and professionalism to all newly admitted members to the Florida Bar Association. He resides in Miami Beach.
MetroGuide, incorporated in 1996, attracts more than two million unique visitors each month to its quarter-million-page travel-related contextual commerce sites. MetroGuide stands at the forefront of the legal battle to end digital piracy. For more information, contact Scott Rogers, (954) 981-5850.