The law office emerged from the law firm Schily, Becker & Geulen, which was founded in 1980. Since the 1980s, the office has worked closely together with specialized law offices in several US States with regard to numerous large damage claims that are pending before US Courts.
In Germany it handles furthermore selected public law cases, especially in the field of environmental and planning law. Here, the law office represents government departments, local authorities, companies and individuals. Another focus is the constitutional jurisdiction of the federal government and the federal states. It also provides representation for appeals made in different fields before the German Federal Administrative Court, the Bundesverwaltungsgericht.