Reade joined Shook's San Francisco office in 2014. His practice focuses primarily on product liability, torts and employment (wage and hour) litigation. Before joining Shook, Reade worked in intellectual property litigation.

In law school, Reade received two CALI Excellence for the Future Awards and one Witkin Award for Academic Excellence for his top grades. He also served as a Senior Articles Editor on the Hastings Communication and Entertainment Law Journal. In addition, Reade was an extern for the California Fifth District Court of Appeal.

Prior to law school, Reade graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley with a double major in history and political science.