About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

Voith Group is hiring for:

Associate Regional Counsel  
Appleton, WI

Reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Flexibility with Work/Life Balance
  • Hybrid Schedule and Summer Hours
  • Dress for Your Day Dress Code
  • Great Compensation and Benefits Package including 401K with up to 5% Match AND a 3% Company Contribution to Start
  • Paid Time Off and 10 paid Holidays per Year
  • Climate-Neutral Footprint Worldwide
  • Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Health and Wellness Benefits



Voith US Inc. is hiring an adaptable, solutions-oriented transactional lawyer to handle a variety of legal tasks, such as reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts, providing commercial claim management, and directing outside counsel.  This lawyer will support all the Voith businesses in North America, including Voith Paper, Voith Turbo and Voith Hydro. The position is based in Voith’s offices in Appleton, Wisconsin with an optional hybrid-remote work schedule.



  • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of legal documents, from non-disclosure agreements to complex capital equipment and construction contracts;
  • Provide legal advice regarding the handling of commercial disputes and contract claims;
  • Manage arbitrations and litigation (with outside counsel support);
  • Ensure compliance with and interpret applicable laws and regulations, and provide guidance on company policies and practices, as well as best practices;
  • Advise and train employees on the Voith Group Code of Conduct and related compliance matters;
  • Retain, direct, and manage outside counsel; and
  • Handle and advise on other corporate and commercial matters and provide other legal advice and analysis to the Voith Group of Companies as needed.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Sound judgment and business acumen, a client-service focus, and the ability to prioritize and meet urgent deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Confidence and diplomacy, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Flexibility, open-mindedness, and a willingness to learn from colleagues.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.


Education and Experience:

  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin or eligible to be a registered in-house counsel in Wisconsin.
  • At least five years of experience as an attorney with a focus on commercial matters.
  • Additional desirable (but not required) qualifications:
    • Experience working in a complex international business organization;
    • In-house experience;
    • Experience with government contracting, regulatory matters, compliance programs, M&A and corporate matters;
    • Experience with agreements concerning software-as-a-service (SaaS) and other digital products and services, information technology and information security/data protection/cybersecurity;
    • French-language skills; and/or
    • Experience with any of the tasks listed in the Responsibilities section above.


Physical Requirements:

  • The employee is required to talk and hear in an office setting (noise level is low). The employee is frequently required to stand and walk in an office environment for 4-8 hours. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; lift; stoop, or crouch.
  • Vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception and adjust focus.
  • The job may require occasional domestic and international travel.



* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

Don’t meet every single requirement but think you would be a good fit for our team? We encourage you to apply – your unique skills may be just what we need for this or other roles!


Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh