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Nancy F. Atlas – 2010

Nancy F. Atlas – 2010

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Government Act 1978Rev. FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2010 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Atlas, Nancy Court Organization U.S.D.C. -S.D. Tx. Date Report 8/22/2011 Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Judge, Active Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial Annual Final Sb. Amended Report Reporting Period 01/01/2010 12/31/2010 Chambers Office Address United States District Court 515 Rusk Street, Room 9015 Houston, 77002 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date 
IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITI NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Associate Member VICTORY (Houston American Cancer Society) Co-Trustee Trust Co-Trustee Trust Co-Trustee Trust 
Co-Trustee Trust 
Co-Trustee Trust 
Task Force Co-Chair American Bar Association Section Litigation 
 
 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) [{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
PARTIES AND TERMS 
 
 
Atlas, Nancy 
Atlas, Nancy 8/22/2011 
III. N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) 
Filers Non-Investment Income 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME (yours, not spouses) Spouses Non-Investment Income -lfyou 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 
 
 
 
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 
 American Bar Association, 01/14-01/16/10 New Orleans, Section Litigation 
 
State Bar Texas 01/29/10 San Antonio, 
 
American Bar Association, 02/04-02/07fl Orlando, SCFJI 
New York University 03/25-03/26/10 New York, 
American Bar Association, 04/22-04/24/10 New York, SOL 
PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 
Winter Leadership Meeting transportation, lodging, and meals 
Alternative Dispute Resolution Program transportation, lodging 
Midyear Meeting transportation, lodging, and meals 
Admitted Students Program transportation, lodging, meals 
 
 
 
Annual Conference transportation, lodging 
 
American Bar Association, 05/07-05/09/10 Washington, D.C Spring Leadership Meeting transportation, lodging SCFJI 
 
Practicing Law Institute, 06/29-07/01/10 New York, Speaking engagement transportation, meals 
 
American Bar Association, 08/05-08/10/10 San Francisco, Annual Meeting transportation, meals SCFJI 
 
 
American Bar Association, 09/30-10/02/10 Chicago, Fall Leadership Meeting transportation, lodging and meals Section Litigation IO. University Texas Austin, 0/28-10/29/10 Austin, Patent Law Seminar transportation, meals School Law GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing 
instructions.) NONE (No reportable gifts.) 
SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE (Section Note See Section VIII $0.0 
 
 
 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 
 
VII. 
INVESTMENTS and income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; 
see PP 34-60 filing instructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
VII. 
INVESTMENTS and TRusTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see 
 
 
PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
VII. 
INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
VII. 
INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see 
PP 34-60 filing instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
 
 
(2) 
(2) 
 
 
(5) 
 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type.(e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from 
prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code2 Method buy; sell, Code2 Code buyer/seller (A-H) int.) (J-P) Code3 
redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (ifprivate (Q-W) 
transaction) 
 
 
52. 
 
-Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund 
 
Int./Div. 
 
53. 
TRUST (FN None 
 
54. 
-BBV Compass Bank, Houston, Acct. None 
 
 
-Pacific Life Ins. Co. (was Mercury Equity None Index Fund) 
56. 
 
TRUST 
 
57. 
 
-American General Life Ins. Co. (Universal Life Ins.) 
 
58. 
 
-Lincoln National (formerly Jefferson Pilot Life Ins. Co.) 
 
 
Int./Div. None None -Vanguard Index Trust 500 Portfolio Int./Div. Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001  $2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 (See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100.000 =$100,001  $1,000,000 =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 
 Value Codes =$15,000 less K=$15,00l -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001-$250,000 (See Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001  $50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 
 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market (See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicatepartofreport.) Section Notes: 
(I) few times each year, friends invite spouse and sit with them tables they have purchased charity events. occasionally invite friends the same, i.e., join tables have purchased for charity events. Since confirmation, each time friend has invited sit his/her table, husband has made contribution the organization hosting the event equal greater than the fair market value two tickets the event. Each time, the invitation has come from close friend whose friendship long predated nomination. few those friends are lawyers and could someday represent clients court. knowledge, none those friends was party represented clients court the time the event which sat their table. 
Section VII Notes: 
 
(I) 
 
Diamond Castle Partner IV, L.P. private equity fund that makes periodic capital calls. response capital calls, invested amount within category 1/4/10 and amount within category Jon 4/28, 6/10, 8/26 and 11/2/10. 
 
(2) 
 
TPG Partners L.P. private equity fund that makes periodic capital calls. response capital calls, invested amount within category Jon 2/17, 4120, 5120, 7123, and /28/10. 
 
(3) 
Although left the employ Vinson Elkins, L.L.P. 2006,. continues participate the Vinson Elkins, 
 
 
 
L.L.P. 
Retirement Plans and 
 
These are individual account defined contribution plans qualified under I.R.C. Section 401(a). The contributions the 
firm were fixed employment the firm. Retirement Plan has salary reduction I.R.C. Section 401(k) feature. The 
Trustee the Plan JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Houston, Texas. has investment discretion with respect the 
investments this defined contribution plan, except for the after-tax contribution component has the 
liminted discretion choose any number funds that are available. The General Investment Fund mostly 
equity fund managed severa outside investment advisors. cannot determine how much the change total 
market value since last year was due interest and/or dividends. Morgan Chase informed that they cannot provide with this information. 
 
 
(4) 
 
Annual payment (beginning 1/15/15) ofa fixed amount times years service starting 1/1/95. Present value was 
provided bylI former law firm. 
 
(5) 
 
Wegoma Berkshire VII, L.P. private equity fund that makes periodic capital calls. response capital calls, 
invested amount within category Jon 4/20, /28, and 12/8/ 
 
(6) 
 
For the item line 55, Pacific Life Insurance Co. says that cannot provide the income for any year. Company 
representatives state that because hold interest index fund which the cash value insurance policy has 
been invested, and not individual taxable investment, there are individual dividends realized gains report; 
all that reported are gains losses the policy cash value. addition, the company states, under applicable 
government regulations, insurance policy considered asset, not investment. 
 
(7) 
 
Nexus BT, LLLP was consolidated into Nexus Resources LLC effective 12/31/10. 
 
(8) 
 
The WGM Partners Target Pension Plan was inadvertently omitted from the F.D.R. for 2009 and 2010. 
 
 
Atlas, Nancy 8/22/2011 
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 are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. Signature: Nancy Atlas NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY 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 POSITI NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Associate Member VICTORY (Houston American Cancer Society) 
Co-Trustee Trust 
Co-Trustee Trust 
 
Co-Trustee Trust 
 
Co-Trustee Trust 
 
Co-Trustee Trust 
 
 
Task Force Co-Chair American Bar Association Section Litigation 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) [{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
PARTIES AND TERMS 
 
 
Atlas, Nancy 
III. N-INVES TMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) 
Filers Non-Investment Income 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME (yours, not spouses) Spouses Non-Investment Income -lfyou 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 1/1-8/31 Weil Gotshal Manges, L.L.P. (Law Firm), Partner 
 
 
 
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 
 American Bar Association, 01/14-01/16/10 New Orleans, Section Litigation 
 
State Bar Texas 01129110 San Antonio, 
 
American Bar Association, 02/04-02/07I1 Orlando, SCFJI 
New York University 03125-03126110 New York, 
American Bar Association, 04/22-04/24/10 New York, 
SOL 
 
 
 
PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED Winter Leadership Meeting transportation, lodging, and meals Alternative Dispute Resolution Program transportation, lodging Midyear Meeting transportation, lodging, and meals Admitted Students Program transportation, lodging, meals 
Annual Conference transportation, lodging 
American Bar Association, 05107-05109/ Washington, D.C Spring Leadership Meeting transportation, lodging SCFJI 
 
Practicing Law Institute, 06129-0710 New York, Speaking engagement transportation, meals 
 
American Bar Association, 08/05-08/10/10 San Francisco, Annual Meeting transportation, meals SCFJI 
 
American Bar Association, 09/30-10/02/10 Chicago, Fall Leadership Meeting transportation, lodging and meals 
Section Litigation 
 
10. 
 
University Texas Austin, 0/28-10/29/10 Austin, Patent Law Seminar transportation, meals School ofLaw GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE (Section Note See Section VIII $0.0 
 
 
VI. 
LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) [{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 
 
 
VII. 
INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
5/12/2011 Atlas, Nancy 
 
VII. 
INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see 
PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
 
VII. 
INVESTMENTS and income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing -instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (Jndicate partofreport.) 
Section Notes: 
 
(I) few times each year, friends invite spouse and sit with them tables they have purchased charity 
events. occasionally invite friends the same, i.e., join tables have purchased for charity events. Since confirmation, each time friend has invited sit his/her table, husband has made contribution the 
organization hosting the event equal greater than the fair market value two tickets the event. Each time, the 
invitation has come from close friend whose friendship long predated nomination. few those friends are 
lawyers and could someday represent clients court. knowledge, none those friends was party 
represented clients court the time the event which sat their table. 
Section VII Notes: 
 
 
(I) 
 
Diamond Castle Partner IV, L.P. private equity fund that makes periodic capital calls. response capital calls, invested amount within category 1/4/10 and amount within category Jon 4/28, 6/10, 8/26 and 11/2/10. 
 
(2) 
 
TPG Partners L.P. private equity fund that makes periodic capital calls. response capital calls, invested amount within category 2/17, 4/20, 5/20, /23, and /28/10. 
 
(3) 
Although 
left the employ Vinson Elkins, L.L.P. 2006,. continues participate the Vinson Elkins, L.L.P. Retirement 
Plans and 
 
 
employment the firm. Retirement Plan has salary reduction I.RC. Section l(k) feature. The Trustee the Plan JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., investment discretion with respect the investments this defined contribution plan, except for the after-tax contribution component which has the liminted discretion choose any number funds that are available. The General Investment Fund mostly equity fund managed several outside investment advisors. cannot determine how much the change total market value since last year was due interest and/or dividends. that they cannot provide with this information. (4) Annual payment (beginning 1/15/15) fixed amount times years service starting 1/1/95. Present value was provided bylBlfl! former law firm. 
 
(5) 
 
Wegoma Berkshire VII, L.P. private equity fund that makes periodic capital calls. response capital calls, 
invested amount within category Jon 4/20, 7/28, and 12/8/10. 
 
(6) 
 
For the item line 55, Pacific Life Insurance Co. says that cannot provide the income for any year. Company 
representatives state that because hold interest index fund which the cash value insurance policy has 
been invested, and not individual taxable investment, there are individual dividends realized gains report; 
all that reported are gains losses the policy cash value. addition, the company states, under applicable 
government regulations, insurance policy considered asset, not investment. 
 
(7) 
 
Nexus BT, LLLP was consolidated into Nexus Resources LLC effective 12/31/10. 
 
(8) 
 
The WGM Partners Target Pension Plan was inadvertently omitted from the F.D.R. for 2009 and 2010. 
 
 
5/12/2011 
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 are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: Nancy Atlas NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY 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, .E. Washington, D.C. 20544



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