Scarlett Johansson’s lawyers want their day in court.

The legal team responded over the weekend to a court filing from Disney seeking private arbitration of her “Black Widow” lawsuit.

“After initially responding to this litigation with a misogynistic attack against Scarlett Johansson, Disney is now, predictably, trying to hide its misconduct in a confidential arbitration,” John Berlinski, an attorney at Kasowitz Benson Torres who represents Johansson, said in a statement Saturday.

“Why is Disney so afraid of litigating this case in public?” he asked.

Since July 29, when Johansson filed her lawsuit against the entertainment giant for breach of contract,

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