law school, Mr. Ream served in the
United States Navy for four years (1964 through 1968), rising to the rank of
Lieutenant. He served as Chief Engineering Officer on the
County (LST-1169) in the Western Pacific, where the ship was principally
engaged in combat landings and resupply in Vietnam. He was then the
skipper of a Swift Boat (
PCF-12) on combat patrols in the coastal
waters of Vietnam. Among other decorations, he was awarded the Bronze Star
with Combat V.
Mr. Ream has lived in Palo
Alto since 1971 with his wife Anne, for years a Field Representative in the office of
Mr. Ream and his wife have two children: Jason, who after years as an investment banker
is now Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SolarWinds
Anita, a Vice-President, Sales and Revenue Operations of
AdTech, a division of AOL (NYSE).
In addition to his legal
practice, Mr. Ream has been active in various community affairs and
When not working with his
clients or various community organizations, Mr. Ream enjoys tennis, sailing,
scuba diving, day hiking and travel.