Edward Enoch’s approach to law doesn’t just stem from his expertise and education – although that has served him well. It comes from vast personal and professional experiences, from challenges met and overcome and from approaching his life not as a series of obstacles to be overcome but endeavors to be met.
Before graduating magna cum laude from the prestigious Washington and Lee University law school, Edward Enoch served his country first as a Nuclear Power Plant operator in the United States Navy and later as an instructor teaching basic electrical and electronic principles to Navy personnel.
Those early experiences taught him the importance of discipline, focus and teamwork. He brings the same attention to detail and sense of teamwork to his legal practice.
Ed Enoch has practiced law for almost 25 years, developing a wide array of specialties and areas of expertise. These include civil law, insurance law, mergers and acquisition, contract law and real estate law. He has served as legal counsel for the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority since 2003.
Ed is a frequent public speaker on the legal aspects of running a business including such diverse topics as: Religion in the Workplace, Dealing with Difficult People, and The Legal Risks of Holiday Parties. Outside of work Ed has served on board for the Family Y, Leadership Augusta and the Food Forever Fund. He is an active Boy Scout leader and volunteers with numerous charitable organizations throughout the community.
Drawing on his experience as a Georgia State Senator, the 48th United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia and a Field Artillery Officer in the United States Army, Edward Tarver brings a deep understanding of complex organizations, an enterprising approach to problem solving and, most significantly, a broad and diverse understanding of the law
Prior to joining as a partner in Enoch Tarver and serving as a United States District Attorney and State Senator, Ed Tarver was a partner with the Hull Barrett law firm. His broad experience has allowed him to develop unparalleled expertise in the areas of business litigation, Federal tort claims, personal injury, government relations, civil rights and white collar, compliance and government investigations.
While serving three terms as a Georgia State Senator, he was appointed Secretary of the Banking and Financial Institutions Committee and served on the committees for Appropriations, Economic Development, Government Oversight, Military Affairs and Special Judiciary Committees, experiences that further expanded his expertise.
Tarver served as an Artillery Field Officer in the United States Army and is a graduate of Augusta University and the University of Georgia Law School. Tarver is married with two children and has served in a variety of organizations in the Augusta area, including the Exchange Club of Augusta, the East Georgia Easter Seals Society, Leadership Augusta and the Augusta Technical College Board of Directors.
A graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, Lynn Smith joined Enoch Tarver in the fall of 2009. Prior to joining the firm, she worked both as an in-house corporate counsel and litigator for the state of Georgia. She has experience advising clients on a wide range of legal issues particular to businesses.
When away from the office, Lynn enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She is an active member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, where she serves on the vestry. She is Co-Treasurer of the Booster Club of the Academy of Richmond County, and Past-President of the Parents’ Association of Episcopal Day School.