Christopher Ream

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Between college and 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 USS Whitfield 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 Congresswoman Anna Eshoo.  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 (NYSE), and Anita, a Vice-President, Sales and Revenue Operations of Marketplace by AdTech, a division of AOL (NYSE).

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Ream has been active in various community affairs and not-for-profit organizations:

When not working with his clients or various community organizations, Mr. Ream enjoys tennis, sailing, scuba diving, day hiking and travel.