Kali Backer

San Francisco
415-639-9090, ext. 113
Kali Backer lawyer San Francisco


  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A. (2007)
  • Vanderbilt University Law School (2011)

Prior Associations

  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP


Licensed to practice in California and Colorado. Not licensed in any other states.

Kali Backer is a partner at Gutride Safier LLP. Prior to working with Gutride Safier LLP, Ms. Backer represented Fortune 500 companies at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP in federal and state courts nationwide. While at Shook, she litigated complex matters involving catastrophic personal injuries, product’s liability, trademarks, and consumer privacy class actions. Ms. Backer’s litigation experience extends from obtaining complete pre-trial victories for her clients to developing appellate strategies on fundamental issues impacting cases across the country.

Ms. Backer is an active member of the California and Colorado Bars. She received her juris doctorate from Vanderbilt University Law School where she was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship and was an editor on the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. She obtained her bachelor of arts from the University of Pennsylvania in art history.