William W. Reade III
William Wallace Reade III was born & raised in Houston, Texas. Growing up in the Memorial area, William graduated from The Kinkaid School where he played football and basketball, ran track, and was a member of the school’s Journalism & Newspaper program. He later attended the University of Texas at Austin, graduating in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in History with an International Business Minor. While at UT, Mr. Reade was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) fraternity and participated in a study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain.
After receiving his degree from UT, Mr. Reade went on to earn his Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law – Houston in 2018. During his time at South Texas College of Law, he was an Associate Editor for the Texas Journal of Business Law, earned a Certificate in Transactional Law, and became a Certified Mediator in the State of Texas. He additionally served as a Law Clerk at Greenberg Traurig LLP and The Leigh Law Firm.
Following the completion of Law School, Mr. Reade earned his LLM (Masters in Law) in the field of International Sports Law at the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia in Madrid, Spain. He then spent six months working at the Sports Boutique Law Firm Northridge Law, LLP in London, UK, before returning to Houston.
Prior to joining John K. Zaid & Associates, Mr. Reade worked as a personal injury attorney at The Leigh Law Firm in The Woodlands, Texas. He gained valuable legal experience and the requisite skill set needed to work on automobile accidents, commercial 18-wheeler & trucking cases, and premise liability cases. Accordingly, William now advocates as the last line of defense against insurance companies for those severely injured in motor vehicle accidents.
In his spare time William enjoys beating his fellow attorney Kashif in basketball, spending time with his wife Cinthya and their dog Gizmo, and trying new restaurants with friends & family. He is also an avid Houston Sports fan as well as an English Premier League Soccer fan.