Millennium Magazine_9th Ed

35 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARTS, MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT JD in 1971 and vowed to focus his attention on entertainment law, thus combining his passions for both the law and for the arts. After being admitted to practice in the State of New York, he served as an associate turned partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York, remaining there until 2008. He is now of counsel. He also chaired the Entertainment Department at Paul Weiss. During his tenure at Paul Weiss, Mr. Breglio was introduced to myriad prominent figures in both the entertainment and publishing industries, thereby establishing connections and relationships with individuals from across both fields. In 2008, he also decided to establish his own business in film and theater, titled Vienna Waits Productions. Since that time, Mr. Breglio has served as the executive producer of the film documentary “On Broadway” in 2020, the author of “I Wanna Be a Producer” in 2018 and a producer of the film “Every Little Step” in 2010. Additionally, he was a producer for the New York revivals of “A Chorus Line” and “Dream Girls” and has served as a producer of various Broadway plays. Mr. Breglio has represented dozens of famous figures in the entertainment industry, such as Stephen Sondheim, Michael Bennett and August Wilson. He was influenced by the mentorship of John Wharton, who took Mr. Breglio under his wing as a young lawyer at Paul Weiss. Notably, Mr. Wharton was renowned worldwide for legal work in the entertainment industry, and he taught Mr. Breglio how to be an ethical and passionate lawyer. To attest to his success, Mr. Breglio has received the National Corporate Theatre Fund Award in 2009, the Medal of Honor from the Actors’ Fund of America in 2007 and the Cherry Lane Theatre Legacy Award in 2006, among others. Interested in music and theater from a young age, John F. Breglio studied the disciplines at Yale University, where he received a BA in 1968. After much contemplation, he decided to enter the legal field during the height of the Vietnam War, and matriculated at Harvard Law School. Mr. Breglio received a JOHN F. BREGLIO STAGE AND FILM PRODUCER, LAWYER Vienna Waits Productions New York, NY