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Nancy F Atlas Financial Disclosure Report for 2010

Nancy F Atlas Financial Disclosure Report for 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.) Filer's Non-Investment Income 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 	INCOME 
(yours, not spouse's) Spouse's 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 

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
8/22/2011
Atlas, Nancy 	
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 

8/22/201
Atlas, Nancy 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 

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
8/22/2011
Atlas, Nancy 
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.) 

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
812212011
Atlas, Nancy 
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.) 

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
Atlas, Nancy 
8/22/2011 
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  

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
8/22/2011
Atlas, Nancy 
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 

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
5/12/2011
Atlas, Nancy 
III. N-INVES TMENT 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) Spouse's 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 

Date Report 
Atlas, Nancy 
5/12/2011 	
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 

5/12/2011
Atlas, Nancy 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.) 

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Atlas, Nancy 
5/12/2011 
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. 

Date Report 

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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