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Laurence H. Silberman – 2012

Laurence H. Silberman – 2012

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Government Act 978
Rev. 112013 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 U.S.C. app.  JOJ.J 11) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Silberman, Laurenc;e Court Organization U.S. Court Appeals D.C. Circuit Date Report 05/14/2013 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Circuit Court Judge -Senior Status  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial [{] Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address 
333 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Room 3400 Washington, 20001 
IMPORT ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box/or each part where you have reportable information. POSIT! ONS. (Reporting individ11a/ only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individ11a/ only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 

III. N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income  NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  

 SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME  
(yours, not spouse's) 2012  Georgetown University Law Center, Distinguished Visitor from the  $90,000.00  
Judiciary, Spring and Fall Spouse's Non-Investment Income you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section.
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 2012 Pension benefit 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS transportation, lodging, food, entertainment.
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED GIFTS. (lnc/11des those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instmctions.) NONE (No reportable gifts.)  SOURCE Russell Lindner  Colonial Parking Pass  DESCRIPTION  VALUE $400  Kirkland Ellis, LLP, Washington,  Pro bono legal services and costs (see note Part VJII)  $67,082.00  
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR Bank America DESCRIPTION Home Equity line rental property #I, Washington, (Pt. VII, line 15)  VALUE CODE 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, va111e, transactios r1nc111des those ofspcmse and dependent chill/ren; see PP 34-60 offiting im1wctio11s.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporling period  

(I) (2) (I) 
(3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Dale  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (ifprivale  
(Q-W)  tramaclion) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 Jess 41.001 -$2,500  c=$2.501 -$5,000  D=$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04)  F=$50.001 -$100.000 4100,00 -$1.000,000  111 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes  J=$15,000 Jess  K=$15,001 -$50,000  L=$50.001 -$100.000 =$!00.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03)  N=$250.001 -$500.000  0=$500,00 -$1,000.000 =$1.000,001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000  
1'3 =$25.000.001 -$50,000.000  1'4=More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing ins1r11c1ions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
{I) (I) (2) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from 
Code Iprior disclosure div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
transaction)
(Q-W) 
18. --Westport Fund-Cl  None  
19. --Frontegra Jronbridge Small Cap Fund  Dividend  
20. --First Eagle Sogen Funds Inc Overseas Cl!  Dividend  
21. --Schwab Advisor Cash Reserves  Interest  
22. --Lazard International Strategic Inst  Dividend  
23. --Schwab Fundamental Int'] Large Index Institutional  Dividend  
24. --Third Avenue Focused Credit Inst  Dividend  
25. --Vanguard Short Tenn Bond Index Signal  Dividend  
26. --Schwab Fundamental Large Index Shares  Dividend  
27. (H) IRA#3 (X) (See note Part VIII.)  Dividend  
28. Vanguard International Growth Inv  Sold (part)  05/01/12  
29. Vanguard PRIMECAP Fund Investor  
30. Vanguard Growth Equity Fund  Sold  05/08/12 Income Gain Codes: 41,000 less =$1.001 -$2,500 $2.501 -$5.000 $5.001 -$15.000 5.00I -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04)  F=$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 More than $5.000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 4100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) 4250.001 -$500.000  0=$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 $5.000.001 -$25,000.000 $25,000.00 -$50,000.000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr  W=Estimated  

05114/2013
Silberman, Laurence 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate part ofreport.) 
Part Line Amount of$67,082 includes costs of$1,238. Part VII, Lines and Partial redemptions listed are the first payments series monthly, same-sized redemptions from the IRA account, with part taken from each the two investments listed. There were such transactions 2012. Part VII, Lines This asset was held brokerage account #I, which was closed during 2012. The asset was split and transferred two new accounts, 
brokerage accounts and (lines /8/9 and 10/11, respectively). 
Part VII, Line 15. This property was assessed $917,000 the District Columbia for 2012. 
Part VII, Lines 27. This account was inadvertently omitted from past reports. This account was opened 1994, there have been reportable transactions the 

last three years (maximum history available). For 2011, total dividends earned totalled value code 12131111 reported value would have been value code 

IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported arc compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: Laurence Silberman 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544