Name: Emerson Bale
First Appearance: The Champions (vol. 1) #5 (Apr. 1976): "The Economy is so Bad that..."
Number of Appearances: 14
Ally: The Champions
Employer: Worthington family
Worked for: The Champions
Note: famous defense attorney
Emerson Bale is one of the world's finest lawyers. His clients include senators, sports stars, millionaires, militants and famed mutant Warren K. Worthington III, a founding member of the X-Men. Emerson Bale an long-time friend of Warren's wealthy parents.
Emerson Bale is man of great conviction and moral conscience. At one point he told Spider-Man that he wouldn't defend the super-villain Nitro because he couldn't defend the villain in good conscience. At other times he has defended clients against considerable odds, such as when he successfully defended Brian DeWolff by using a number of famous witnesses, including Matt Murdock, Nick Fury, Professor Charles Xavier and Moondragon.
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