May 31, 2011

Polsinelli Shughart PC welcomes attorney Neal H. Woodworth as an associate in the firm’s Business Department where he will concentrate his practice on corporate law. Woodworth will focus on entity selection, contracts, compliance issues and mergers and acquisitions.

“Polsinelli Shughart is committed to the recruitment of young lawyers like Neal, who can assist our shareholders in finding the best possible solutions for our clients’ needs,” said Business Department Chair Frank J. Ross, Jr.

Woodworth joins a national Corporate Law Practice Group consisting of nearly 50 attorneys in Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, Phoenix and St. Louis. The attorneys represent thousands of businesses throughout the United States and internationally, offering legal counsel to start-up to mature businesses. The National Law Journal recently noted that Polsinelli Shughart is one of the fastest growing law firms in the country.

“I’m very excited to be joining a firm the caliber of Polsinelli Shughart,” said Woodworth. “The firm offers the opportunity to develop a corporate practice and is a good fit for me. I’m happy to be working with very sophisticated and experienced attorneys.”

Prior to joining the firm, Woodworth was a summer intern at the United States Attorney's Office in Topeka, Kansas. He earned his law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2010. He earned a B.A. degree in Business Administration and Spanish from Queens University of Charlotte, N.C., in 2007 where he was co-captain of the Men’s Soccer team.

For more information contact:

Public Relations Manager Heather McMichael, 816-395-0618,

Bob Inderman, Parris Communications, 816-931-8900,

About Polsinelli Shughart PC

With more than 530 attorneys, Polsinelli Shughart PC ( is a national law firm that is a recognized leader in the areas of business law, financial services, real estate and business litigation. Serving corporate, institutional and individual clients, Polsinelli Shughart is redefining the business of law by sharing ideas, goals and outcomes with its clients. The firm builds enduring relationships by creating value through legal services - with passion, ingenuity and a sense of urgency. The firm has offices located in Kansas City; St. Louis; Phoenix; Chicago; Denver; Washington, D.C.; New York; Dallas; Wilmington, Del.; Overland Park, Kan.; St. Joseph, Springfield, and Jefferson City, Mo.; Topeka, Kan.; and Edwardsville, Ill.